Women of color who left Google share stories of racism and discrimination
Where there’s sexism, there’s probably racism.
Following the publication of fired Google engineer James Damore’s memo arguing that women are biologically unsuited to careers in tech — which employed pseudo-science of the kind often used to support racism — women of color are sharing their experiences of discrimination at the company.
A new story in The Guardian features several women who left jobs at Google after experiencing racism and sexism in Mountain View.
The women reported experiencing discrimination in promotions and among their coworkers, hearing racist jokes and comments, and not seeing a path forward for themselves at the company. Read more…