"Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power." -- Oscar Wilde
There is a reason tech is a boys club, and it's not because girls are bad at math or science - or even that girls were discouraged from taking those subjects in school. It is not because men have conspired to keep women out, or that "brogrammer" culture is somehow "anti-woman."
The elephant in the chatroom is this: engineering is low-status work.