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Ellen Pao

The Sexism Most Men Can’t See

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 11.06.2016 | Business

It’s hard to combat gender bias when you don’t even realize it’s happening. And a lot of men still don’t see the sexism right in front of them...

Roger Ailes Is Desperate To Silence Gretchen Carlson

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business

What allegedly happened to Gretchen Carlson isn’t as unusual as you might imagine. Even in 2016, sexual harassment and retaliation happen far more a...

Can These Women Save Silicon Valley?

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 05.04.2016 | Technology

In December of 2015, a group of women started to get together over dinners and coffees to talk about diversity in the tech industry. Over time, they f...

6 Times Women In Tech Faced Total BS In 2015

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 12.31.2015 | Technology

It wasn't a great year for women in tech. (Is it ever?) Sexism, harassment and outright exclusion continued apace. Here were the year's six worst mome...

Ellen Pao Won't Stop Talking About Sexism In Tech. And Neither Should You.

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 11.10.2015 | Technology

They called her “the most hated person on the Internet” and named her one of the pariahs of Silicon Valley. She lost her sex discrimination lawsu...

Ellen Pao Drops Lawsuit, But Refuses To Stay Silent On Women In Tech

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.10.2015 | Technology

After drawing a huge amount of attention to the problems women face in the worlds of tech and venture capital, Ellen Pao, who recently served as inter...

Sex, Poop and Social Media

Mark Weinstein | Posted 07.20.2016 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Many of the Yik Yaks of the world will continue to exist in the near future, but in time only as the seedy side of the Internet, the lawless part of town where law-abiding citizens with conscience choose not to frequent.

Reddit Just Banned Bullying, 'Anything Illegal'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.17.2015 | Technology

Reddit is cleaning up its act. The site's administration announced Thursday new rules that take a strong stance against certain types of content. "As ...

Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao: The Trolls Are Winning

The Washington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.16.2015 | Technology

I have just endured one of the largest trolling attacks in history. And I have just been blessed with the most astonishing human responses to that att...

Reddit CEO Steps Down

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.14.2015 | Technology

Co-founder Steve Huffman will take over.

Ellen Pao To Reddit Users: 'We Screwed Up'

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 07.07.2015 | Technology

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao apologized to the website's devoted and vocal users on Monday after abruptly firing a well-liked staffer and triggering a mass r...

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...

Empowering Women One Brand at a Time

Techonomy | Posted 06.04.2016 | Technology

Why so much activity stirring around the boundaries of gender? And why now? As cultural insight mavens, we see something fundamental taking place. Some people are calling it the Fourth Wave of feminism. Fed up with everyday sexism and forged by other forms of activism, women are empowered by social media and other communications technologies.

Ellen Pao To Appeal Cleared Gender Discrimination Case

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business

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

Emily Peck

Women Still Face A Persistent And Troubling Confidence Gap, Study Reveals | Emily Peck | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business

We should all feel more empowered to ask for more.

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."

Binary Bias: Recoding Women's Place in Technology

Debbie Madden | Posted 06.17.2015 | Technology
Debbie Madden

We know why otherwise capable women abandon technology careers or encounter disproportionate hurdles to advancement in a coding-centric workplace. We recognize all of these symptoms. Now we must decide how to fix this broken code.

Reddit's No Negotiation Success Relies on Offer Process

Katie Donovan | Posted 06.14.2015 | Business
Katie Donovan

Ellen Pao, interim CEO of Reddit who recently lost a discrimination claim against her former employer, has a novel way to address this issue. Ms. Pao has put an end to negotiating one's pay at Reddit.

Mitigation Not Litigation Will Move Women Forward in Tech

Greg Autry | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology
Greg Autry

The legal battle between Ellen Pao and the legendary Silicon Valley Venture Capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has sparked a media frenzy over the prevalence of gender discrimination in California's technology entrepreneurship gold rush.

What Happens When Women Lead Companies: Ellen Pao Takes on Pay Disparity

Noreen Farrell | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Noreen Farrell

Recently, Reddit Interim CEO Ellen Pao proposed that the company remove salary negotiations from its hiring process as a way to address pay disparities between men and women that often start upon hire.

Reddit Hopes Ending Salary Negotiations Will Help Women

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business

Ellen Pao is still fighting.

Silicon Valley: Where Men Are Wrong and Women Are Wronged

Robin Raskin | Posted 05.31.2015 | Technology
Robin Raskin

What I do doubt is that, with a few exceptions, women will beat men at their own game. They should be hell-bent on changing the playground, not worried about competing on the same over-trodden ground.

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...