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Exclusive: Why Black Girls Code’s Kimberly Bryant is fighting back against “toxic” culture claims

Stories about toxic workplaces abound in Silicon Valley. Little wonder. At fast-growing startups, CEOs are driven to constantly strive for ever-more aggressive targets, sometimes leading to unhealthy stress levels, bad behavior, communication breakdowns and burnout. That high-pressure culture isn’t just affecting businesses in the tech sector; it also seems to have seeped into an esteemed tech-related nonprofit.  Black Girls Code founder Kimberly Bryant, who was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into allegations of unspecified “workplace impropriety," shared more with us about struggles at her organization and why she wants to regain her post.

1.20.22   1:40 AM in Video

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