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-- blocks it's an effort to get young girls excited about the engineering solutions to problems with the new book and a clever little game.
-- sterling is a CEO of golden -- Joining is now with more about this effort.
Denny thanks for joining us.
Thanks so much for having me and I know that this is a push to inspire the next generation of young engineers.
Targeted specifically to young girls.
Yes so I studied engineering at Stanford and there are very few women in the program.
So -- just always -- and he got more girls excited about it and I think it starts at a very young gay kids when they're inundated with princess says I want is again land.
Another option and.
You really believe that there's a gender gap that still remains in a big way for young women today when it comes to science and math.
Only 11% of engineers in the US are women.
Yet engineering is that fastest growing job field in our country and it's critical to our economy so women represented huge untapped pool.
So how is your business doing right now.
It I it's growing -- -- -- clinically.
It's it's taken off and I'm so excited because I think we're addressing this huge gap in the market place in this.
Huge opportunity to really inspire girls to become more than just friends -- says and then I finally crashing onto the idea and it's resonating with people and your -- right now we're just.
Where where hiring like crazy you're such a small -- only have four employees and where we're headed said triple in size over the next six months.
While it's great news -- thank you very much Jeff for joining us it's a great effort and let's hope inspire some young women to become future engineers.
Thank you so much for having me.
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