FT Person of the Year

Susan Fowler
2017: the winner


Susan Fowler

Software engineer, formerly at Uber

In February, Susan Fowler published a blog post about her time at Uber that lifted the lid on a company out of control, and describing the sexual harassment she experienced. The post quickly went viral, leading eventually to an avalanche of allegations about sexual harassment and assault that have brought down some of the most important men in business, and which hold the potential to permanently improve the way women are treated at work.

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