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There Aren't Enough Women in Tech. Here's Why.

There's a problem in Silicon Valley. The problem is diversity. Companies know this. They're trying to work on it.

A couple of our reporters started looking into why gender diversity in the tech industry is so dismal, and their quest took them back to the year 1984.

What they found in 1984 wasn't a grand conspiracy. It was much more simple. A simple problem that can be tweaked, and maybe, reversed.

This animation is excerpted from a podcast episode that originally aired in 2014. Listen to the full story here.

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CJ Riculan
CJ Riculan is a self-taught animator and designer for NPR Video. She is currently the art director and lead producer for NPR Music's The Formula, a series that takes you inside the creative process of unique hip-hop producers.