A Salesforce manager says she quit over a 'culture of rampant microaggressions and gaslighting' - the second Black woman to publicly resign from the firm this month

Posted On: Apr 17, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

A Salesforce manager says she quit over a 'culture of rampant microaggressions and gaslighting' - the second Black woman to publicly resign from the firm this month

Summary List Placement Recent criticism over Salesforce's diversity and inclusion efforts have continued as Vivianne Castillo, a manager in the firm's design research and innovation unit, publicly announced her planned departure at the end of February.
In a resignation note originally shared with fellow Salesforce employees in mid-February and posted publicly on LinkedIn on Wednesday, Castillo wrote that she had endured a culture of "rampant microaggressions and gaslighting" as a Black woman at Salesforce.
The letter also said that although the $219 billion cloud software giant publicly professes to value equality, the internal reality falls short for Black employees or those from other underrepresented groups. Protocol first reported Castillo's resignation.
"I'm leaving because I no longer see a path forward at Salesforce. I'm leaving because I can no longer subject myself to the level of self-neglect required to endure a culture of rampant microaggressions and gaslighting that lead to the lack of...

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