This new Verizon ad brings up an important point. The National Science Foundation states that over 66 percent of 4th grade girls say they enjoy science and math, but unfortunately only 18 percent of all college engineering majors are female.
We should inspire our young children to aspire after what they love with the words we use.
We tell girls that they are “pretty”, but do we ever tell them they are pretty brilliant? if not, its time we do. Our words make a difference, make them count!