2017 Whistleblower of the Year Nominee -- Susan Fowler
On February 19, 2017, former Uber
engineer Susan Fowler fired the shot heard round Silicon Valley. In her explosive blog post, “Reflecting on One Very, Very Strange Year at Uber,” Ms. Fowler described rampant sexual harassment and institutionalized sexism at one of the tech world’s most hyped companies. As Maureen Dowd put it, Ms. Fowler “pierced the self-indulgent, adolescent Pleasure Island mentality of...