Another three women have filed suit against CMEA Capital for sexual harassment. Was Ellen Pao just the tip of the iceberg? By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) Did Ellen Pao’s much chattered about allegations of sexual harassment against Kleiner Perkins last year empower other women who have experienced similar complaints to come forward? One has [...]
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Still, Sequoia concedes its lack of woman general partners. “We agree there’s an issue and we’re eager to work with more people from diverse and interesting backgrounds,” Kovacs said. By Connie Guglielmo (Contributing Writer, Forbes) Award-winning actress Geena Davis, who started a foundation to study how women are portrayed in the media, spoke at the [...]
Gender discrimination is not going to change until there are more women in Silicon Valley. By Joan C. Williams & Rachel Dempsey (Authors, The New Girls’ Network) Silicon Valley was hit hard last week when venture capitalist Ellen Pao‘s lawsuit against former employer Kleiner Perkins was made public. Without pretending any knowledge about the validity [...]
Ellen Pao’s lawsuit allows our community to discuss these “women in tech” issues as real problems. By Cristina Cordova (Business Development, Pulse) TechCrunch reported that Kleiner Perkins Partner Ellen Pao sued her firm for gender and sexual discrimination. A friend immediately told me “Well that’s career suicide” and I can’t say I didn’t think the [...]