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Aussie DJ Duo Want More Women To Be Engineers In New Song

Aussie DJ Duo NERVO try to attract women to engineering in their funky, futuristic new song. NERVO/UNSW

By Luke Cooper
This article originally appeared on
Huffington Post

Teenagers of the world, listen up -- if futuristic touch screen computers, laser shows, android DJs and a funky new-age party gets your heart beating a little faster, Aussie DJ duo NERVO and eight top universities have a message for you.

You might want to be an engineer, even if you don't know it yet.

The 29-year-old singer-songwriters and sound engineers Miriam Nervo and Olivia Nervo launched the video clip for 'People Grinnin' on Friday as part of the 'Made By Me' collaboration between the University of New South Wales, the University of Wollongong, the University of Western Australia, the University of Queensland, Monash University, the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University and the University of Adelaide together with Engineers Australia.

The initiative looks to challenge stereotypes by showing how engineering can be the driving force for everyday technologies and how women can enter the typically male-dominated industry...

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