The Power of a Story with Susan Fowler
Fowler is a technology editor for The New York Times op-ed section, but her presentation focused on her time as a former software engineer at Uber, during which she became a whistleblower on the struggles of women at the company with sexual harassment and discrimination. Her February 2017 online essay on that subject led to major organizational changes at Uber and was seen as a reckoning for Silicon Valley's "tech bro" culture.
Technology Editor, The New York Times.
SUSAN FOWLER is a central figure in the #MeToo movement. Named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2017 as one of the silence breakers, Fowler is the former Uber engineer whose viral blog post ignited an ongoing, worldwide conversation.