The Myth of Meritocracy

The Myth of Meritocracy

“One of the most prevalent defenses against claims of gender bias and sexism in the tech industry is that Silicon Valley is a meritocracy, where the smartest, most skilled engineers and the best ideas rise to the top. Following this logic, the people with the most merit just happen to be almost all white men.

The reality is far more complex.” -Elise Hu

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