When Work Becomes Your Religion, Nothing Else Matters

October 12, 2022

A UC Berkeley expert on religion examines the role that spirituality plays in productivity for tech workers in Silicon Valley. (iStock photo)This Berkeley News story features Carolyn Chen, ISSI graduate fellow alum and now faculty affiliate of ISSI's Asian American Research Center and Center for Research on Social Change. Chen shares her research done for her recent book, Work Pray Code, where she interviewed tech workers in Silicon Valley, one of the least religious places in America, and discovered that work has become their religion instead.