Google proposes 13 emojis to better represent female professionals

Emojis are replacing Barbies as the battleground where the fight over the portrayal of women is being waged. A group of Google employees is pushing for 13 new emojis to be approved with a “goal of highlighting the diversity of women’s careers and empower girls everywhere,” according to their proposal submitted to the Unicode Consortium this week.Read the full article

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