Finally, a Little Miss character to spark the imagination of budding young female engineers and scientists: Little Miss Inventor. Coming in March 2018, Little Miss Inventor, pictured ready with pencils and a wrench in her hair, is described as "full of ideas, which she turns into extraordinary inventions in a shed at the bottom of her garden." With women still underrepresented in STEM industries, it is important to get an early start inspiring girls' interest in science and technology. Read more on the BBC.

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