FT Person of the Year 2017

Every year for nearly five decades, the FT has chosen a Person of the Year. In 2017, that person is Susan Fowler, a former software engineer at Uber who exposed a culture of sexual harassment at the transportation company.

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The software engineer who lifted the lid on sexual harassment at Uber and inspired women to speak out 

How the FT chose its Person of the Year for 2017

Dozens of powerful figures faced misconduct claims as a culture of silence crumbled

Lionel Barber talks to the FT’s Leslie Hook and Brooke Masters about the repercussions of Susan Fowler’s decision to go public, and why the FT has chosen her as its Person of the Year

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