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Silicon Valley’s Demo Day Is Racist and Sexist

Aspiring founders spend months preparing for a moment that is inherently biased against anyone who isn’t white or male

Illustration: Shira Inbar

TThe day is finally here. Your two minutes of fame begin as you strut on stage in your startup’s freshly printed T-shirt and pitch your vision for disruption to a room full of investors…




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Tiffani Ashley Bell

Tiffani Ashley Bell

Founder & Executive Director at The @HumanUtility. @HowardU @ycombinator alumna. HKS Fellow. Investor. In 2021, at @StanfordGSB. Water is a human right.

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