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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes may be our first true feminist anti-hero

Kira Bindrim
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes may be our first true feminist anti-hero

It’s 2008, and Elizabeth Holmes is about to be removed as CEO of Theranos, the blood-testing startup she founded. Don Lucas, chairman of Theranos’ board, has convened an emergency meeting with the other directors to discuss concerns about Holmes’ revenue projections, which seem highly unrealistic. Holmes is waiting outside Lucas’s office. When the four men…