Ad of the Day: Microsoft Teaches Kids About Brilliant Female Inventors for Women's Day

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Quick, name an inventor … a female inventor. Not so easy, is it?

In the 100-second film below, part of Microsoft's "Make What's Next" campaign timed to International Women's Day today, girls ages 7 to 15 struggle to come up with examples.

"In school, it was always a male inventor. I just realized that," one girl said.

Edison, Franklin, Leonardo Da Vinci and other brilliant men are rightly revered. Still, as the film points out, "not everything is man made."

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