We all knew Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was a brilliant guy, but until recently we never knew that he was also a badass feminist. On Sunday evening, a sweet, elderly lady wrote on his Facebook page, saying that she keeps encouraging her daughters to "date the nerd in school [because] he may turn out to be a Mark Zuckerberg!"
"Even better would be to encourage them to *be* the nerd in their school so they can be the next successful inventor," he wrote.
Given that women still make up a shockingly small part of the tech industry, it's super awesome for the leading tech geek of our generation to encourage other women to let their inner science nerd out.
Zuckerberg recently welcomed a baby girl into the world, and with those values, I can't wait to see what genius inventions she comes up with.
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