Google has submitted a proposal to the Unicode Consortium calling for emoji that depict females in various professional roles, explaining that only male emoji currently represent these occupations and that the new offerings would empower young girls. What do you think?


“It’s about time professional women got the same distinction as cartoon saxophones.”

Kurt Dahl • Freelance Hacker

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“That will be so much easier than typing out the words ‘lady scientist,’ ‘lady professor,’ and ‘lady construction worker.’”

Dean McGivstry • Warning Broadcaster

“You did it, Malala!”

Jolene Wempler • Route Determiner