LEGO finally creates a woman scientist!

So LEGO finally came out with a female scientist!  You can read about this on the ABC website.

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From ABC: “Professor C. Bodin, Lego’s first female scientist, took the limelight this weekend as Lego introduced its Minifigure Series 11 to the world. Professor C. Bodin comes equipped with an impressive resume, winning the “coveted Nobrick Prize for her discovery of the theoretical System/DUPLO® Interface,” according to her bio. This Scientist’s specialties include “how to connect bricks of different sizes and shapes” or mixing two colors in one element.”

If you read the Scientific American Article, it goes into depth about LEGO and its attempts to represent female minifigures.  There have been several STEM related professionals over the years.

This pointed me to a critical review of LEGO’s gender problems.

If interested, you should also read an article by Pricket: Historical Perspective on the LEGO Gender Gap