Lensational’s CEO Bonnie Chiu has recently become a Forbes contributor, writing for the magazine about gender and diversity in the developing world. For her first article, she wrote about the #metoo movement and how, despite its imensly transformative power, we should stop and reflect about some of its limitations.
Amongst other observations, she suggests the use of #UsToo, a spin-off which came to light as a response for the lack of focus on race and other minorities with the #MeToo movement.
“The #UsToo movement is a wakeup call. It is time for us to question if we are really as inclusive as we purport to be , and if we are prioritising certain voices over others.”
As CEO of a a non-profit organization that works with marginalized women in developing countries, Bonnie states that even though the movement received intense and well-deserved attention, it was centered in people who are already constantly in the spotlight. She also questions the fact that the impact was restricted to the digital world.
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