KC and Jamil are proud to to host the first stop on Dr. France Winddance Twine’s book tour, talking about her new work Geek Girls: Inequality and Opportunity in Silicon Valley. They discuss the beginnings of her tech-focused research, mythologies surrounding Silicon Valley, marginalized representation in tech, coding boot camps, primary concepts in the book like “geek capital” and “glass walls” and more. Dr. Twine (Muscogee – Creek Nation) is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is an ethnographer, documentary filmmaker, a feminist race theorist and a visual artist whose research on race, class, and gender inequalities is intersectional, international and innovative. Twine is the author and editor of eleven books. For more info, see her website at https://www.francewinddancetwine.net/.