In 2017, Uber engineer Susan Fowler blew the whistle on sexual harassment inside the Silicon Valley behemoth, launching a worldwide conversation about the place of women and their experience in the tech sector. Since then, others in tech have been emboldened to call out misconduct inside their respective companies. This panel will explore how the broader #MeToo movement has influenced the tech space globally, its potential to fundamentally change how women are treated at work and where there’s still lots of progress to be made.
Catherine McIntyre is a feature writer who worked for Maclean’s and Canadian Business prior to joining The Logic. She was named Best New Writer at the 2014 National Magazine Awards for her investigation into cancer clusters in New Brunswick industry towns. Catherine moonlights as a section editor at This Magazine, an independent politics, arts and culture publication.