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A White House summit today focuses on addressing gender stereotypes perpetuated by toys. (Rain0975/Flickr)
A White House summit today focuses on addressing gender stereotypes perpetuated by toys. (Rain0975/Flickr)
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Today, the White House Council on Women and Girls is hosting a conference on the ways toy retailers perpetuate gender stereotypes and how to change that.

The summit was organized by USC and the U.S. Department of Education.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Jess Weiner, CEO of Talk to Jess, a consulting and strategy firm, about the goals of the conference and funneling more girls into the STEM fields.

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This segment aired on April 6, 2016.

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