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Ellen Pao Lawsuit

Ellen Pao Must Pay Kleiner Perkins $276,000 For Lawsuit, Judge Rules

Reuters | Jim Christie | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers venture capital firm should get nearly $276,000 instead of the $973,000 it sought fro...

Ellen Pao To Appeal Cleared Gender Discrimination Case

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business

By Sarah McBride and Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Former Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers partner Ellen Pao will appeal the ...

Sheryl Sandberg: 'As A Woman Gets More Successful.. She Is Less Liked'

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business

“For men, likability and success is correlated. As they get more successful, more powerful, they’re better liked."

Reddit Hopes Ending Salary Negotiations Will Help Women

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business

Ellen Pao is still fighting.

Problem With Women In Tech? The Pipeline Or The Revolving Door

Lisen Stromberg | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Lisen Stromberg

If Silicon Valley wants to not only attract, but retain highly educated women, it's going to have to do more than solve the pipeline problem. It's going to have to face its bias against mothering so it can put a stop to the revolving door.

Why Ellen Pao's Case Can Be Seen as a Win for Women

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

This issue is much bigger than Ellen Pao and the tech sector. The verdict is causing a ripple effect in offices, meeting places and factory floors. Largely male-dominated firms have been put on notice that they need to evaluate how they are treating women.

Sex Discrimination Case Is An Earthquake For Silicon Valley

AP | By SUDHIN THANAWALA | Posted 05.27.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Observers say a long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held...

Silicon Valley's Newest Disrupter

New York Times | Posted 03.28.2015 | Technology

Silicon Valley is enamored of “disrupters,” those shrewd, brave men — it is almost always men — who are hailed for enduring years of ridicule ...

Ellen Pao Loses Gender Discrimination Suit Against Kleiner Perkins

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2015 | Technology

By Sarah McBride and Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 (Reuters) - Silicon Valley powerhouse venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and B...

Ellen Pao Jury Didn't Have Enough Votes For A Verdict And Will Resume Deliberations [UPDATED]

Reuters | Sarah McBride and Dan Levine | Posted 03.27.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 (Reuters) - A California jury ruled Friday to clear venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers of gender discri...

Women Are Fed Up!

Silje Vallestad | Posted 05.23.2015 | Women
Silje Vallestad

Are there more men than women in tech? Yes! But there are definitely more than enough amazing female founders, female CEOs and female opinion makers to fill 50% of the sessions with great content.

Stakes Raised In Sex Discrimination Case Gripping Silicon Valley

AP | By LISA LEFF | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California trial judge ruled Saturday that a woman suing a Silicon Valley venture capital firm in a high-profile gender bias ...

Ellen Pao's Second Day On The Stand

AP | SUDHIN THANAWALA | Posted 03.10.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman suing a prestigious Silicon Valley venture capital firm in a high-profile case alleging gender bias testified Tuesday t...

Landmark Sexual Harassment Case Roils Silicon Valley

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 09.18.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The Silicon Valley venture capital firm of Kleiner, Perkins, Caulfied & Byers has been generating buzz for decades, spotting ear...

Venture Capitol Firm Flat-Out Denies Gender Discrimination

AllThingsD | Posted 06.14.2012 | Technology

High-profile venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers today unequivocally denied the accusations of its partner Ellen Pao’s gender disc...

The "Uppity Women" of Silicon Valley

Joan Williams | Posted 08.05.2012 | Technology
Joan Williams

The sexualization of women in tech is often laughed off as an outlet for sexually frustrated geeks. But it's not an outlet for sexuality. It's an expression of sex discrimination. And regardless of whether Ellen Pao has a case, one thing is certain -- Silicon Valley has a problem.

NYT Just Doesn't Get It: Men, Women and the Internet

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 08.04.2012 | Media
Soraya Chemaly

I knew men invented fire and water and are probably responsible for figuring out how to make a thumb opposable. But the INTERNET? I had NO IDEA.