I believe that’s why the myth soldiers on… to keep us from talking. ;) By Tara Hunt (Co-Founder & CEO, Buyosphere) My #1 pet peeve is the “women don’t support one another” myth that gets thrown around all too often and by men and women alike. First off, let me agree that there ARE some [...]
Posts Tagged "Michael Arrington"
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 [...]
By Hadiyah Mujhid (Co-Founder, Black Founders) It was never my intention to write about racism and meritocracy. Mainly, because I hate “talk” and prefer to “do”. Not saying that “talk” and discussion isn’t helpful, but its never been my thing, I “do”. So it slightly pains me to add to the “talk” with another blog [...]
By Eric Ries (Contributing Writer, TechCrunch) Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you can’t have missed the recent dust-up over race and Silicon Valley. Like almost every discussion of diversity and meritocracy in this town, it turned ugly fast. One side says: “All I see is white men. Therefore, people like Michael Arrington must [...]
By Vanessa Camones (Founder & Principal, theMIX agency) As the head of a public relations firm that represents tech startups, I’m well aware of the pressure that entrepreneurs face to get attention for their young companies. There’s no question the goal of hundreds, if not thousands, of startups is a profile in TechCrunch. It can [...]
By Julia Hu (Founder & CEO, LARK) Startups are ridiculously hard, but so fulfilling, and filled with life. Looking back at the last week at our international launch, looking back at these last few years leading up to this, I’d love to share a few learnings as an entrepreneur, as a woman, and a new [...]