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The cultural power of Elizabeth Holmes

Feb. 3, 2022, 10:45 p.m.

the cultural power of

ELIZABETH HOLMES

By GRACE CARROLL
As the verdict finally arrives and Holmes faces sentencing on four counts of fraud, the cultural power of her name and image has taken on a very different form. Most trials with this degree of media attention happen twice: once in a criminal court, then again in the court of public opinion.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE "GIRLBOSS"

Student wearing a t-shirt “disgraced founder of Theranos Elizabeth Holmes is my #GirlBoss!”. (ULA LUCAS / The Stanford Daily)
Student wearing a t-shirt “disgraced founder of Theranos Elizabeth Holmes is my #GirlBoss!”. (ULA LUCAS / The Stanford Daily)

THE FINAL ACT

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