"You need to be a role model" is an exhortion to women to stay in geekdom or behave in certain ways in order to be a role model to other women. It can come from others, but can also be internalised. Related concepts Stereotype threat Letting the side down This article is a stub. You can help Geek Feminism Wiki by expanding it. Retrieved from "https://geekfeminism.wikia.org/wiki/You_need_to_be_a_role_model?oldid=26666" Categories Article stubs Ally smells Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.