While women outnumber men on campus, their later earnings remain stuck

adeline Szoo grew up listening to her grandmother talk of being laughed at when she spoke of going to college and becoming an accountant.

“‘No one will trust a woman with their money,'” relatives and friends would scoff.

When Szoo excelled at math in high school, she got her share of ridicule too — though it was slightly subtler. “I was told a lot, ‘You’re smart for a girl,'” she said. “I knew other girls in my classes who weren’t able to move past that.”

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