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Anyone can be a role model!

Anyone can be a role model!

As long as the role model does not embody current negative STEM stereotypes. As described by Stout and Camp (2014) a strong predictor in feeling a sense of belonging is noticing that there are others who look like you in the social environment. Research has also found that women tend to be repelled by the negative stereotypes associated with computing (Stout & Camp, 2014).