Ep. 043: Nitasha Tiku Unplugged

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Meet guest of episode 043, Nitasha Tiku:

Nitasha Tiku is a tech culture reporter for the Washington Post and is based in San Francisco. Before joining The Post in 2019, Tiku had a decade of experience helping readers understand how Silicon Valley thinks and operates. Most recently, she was a senior writer for WIRED, where she wrote a magazine cover story about turmoil inside Google during the Trump administration based on interviews with dozens of current and former employees. Tiku has also worked as a staff writer at BuzzFeed News, the Verge, Valleywag, NYmag.com and other places.

Mentioned On This Episode:

Nitasha Tiku’s Washington Post Articles

Google’s approach to historically Black schools helps explain why there are few Black engineers in Big Tech

Nitasha’s Article on Lack of Diversity in Tech Media

Story on Timnit Gebru of Google

Abril Tweets on why she was fired from Google

Background on Dr. Nikki Washington

Story on Ifeoma from Pinterest

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