Illustration: Shira Inbar; Photography: Kelsey McClellan.

Into the Valley

Tech Can’t Handle Criticism: A Conversation with Anna Wiener and Jessica Powell

The authors discuss sexism, power, and diversity in Silicon Valley

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13 min readFeb 27, 2020


This article is part of Into the Valley, a feature series from OneZero about Silicon Valley, the people who live there, and the technology they create.



Brian Merchant

Senior editor, OneZero, books, futures, fiction. Author of The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone, founder of Terraform @ Motherboard @ VICE.