Algorithms that learn from large data sets can pick up inherent social biases. That could perpetuate the biases, or even worsen them.
Being underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math means women can be made to feel they don't belong, with long-term mental health consequences.
By pre-school children are already thinking about the career they will have when they grow up, and ruling out jobs that do not fit with their gender. We need to get in early to get rid of stereotypes.