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Mercury News: Facebook Sued by Taiwanese American for Discrimination

posted by Randall

FacebookWith many eyes in Silicon Valley still on the sex discrimination suit filed by Ellen Pao against venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a lawsuit filed by another Asian American is shaking the high tech world.

The Mercury News reports former Facebook employee Chia Hong has sued Mark Zuckerberg’s company for discrimination.  … Read more

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ABC7/KGO: Defense Cross Examines Ellen Pao in Sex Discrimination Case

posted by Randall

Ellen PaoThe defense in the sex discrimination case against Silicon Valley venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins Caufiled and Byers grilled accuser Ellen Pao Tuesday.

ABC7/KGO reports the courtroom became tense as attorney Lynne Hermle questioned Pao about her work history and her affair with co-worker Ajit Nazre.

Hermle: You discussed having children together?
Pao: Yes we … Read more

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ABC7/KGO: Ellen Pao Takes Stand in Silicon Valley Sex Discrimination Case

posted by Randall

Ellen PaoEllen Pao took the stand in her sex discrimination case Monday against her former employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, reported ABC7/KGO.

The case is shining a spotlight on gender inequality in Silcon Valley.

Pao said she originally turned down the job because she was offered a position she considered too junior. She later … Read more

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Mercury News: Ellen Pao Takes on The Silicon Valley Big Boys

posted by Randall

Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & ByersFormer venture capitalist Ellen Pao is asking for $16 million in damages for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for gender discrimination, reports the Mercury News.

Pao says she was dismissed shortly after filing a written complaint about gender discrimination at the firm.  At a hearing this week, Pao questioned former co-worker Aileen Lee about … Read more


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