Lego Responds To Sexism Critiques With Female Scientists Set
A new Lego set showcasing women in scientific professions has people lauding the Danish toy company, but they haven't always received such praise.By Jake Godin | August 4, 2014
Legos allow you to build pretty much anything, and now the Danish company that inventd the toy is trying to build something else — support for females in technology fields. (Via Getty Images)
Introducing: the Lego Research Institute set. It includes three women with scientific professions including a paleontologist, astronomer and chemist.
The product was released through Lego's Lego Ideas program, which allows designers outside the company to design custom sets that then have a chance of becoming actual products after recieving 10,000 votes.