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Sep 10, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Re/Code: Ellen Pao Drops Sex Discrimination Case Against Kleiner Perkins

Re/Code: Ellen Pao Drops Sex Discrimination Case Against Kleiner Perkins

posted by Len Patel

Ellen PaoEllen Pao, who rocked the tech world with her sex discrimination suit against venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins, has dropped her appeal in the case, reports  re/Code.

Pao lost the jury trial earlier this year and says an appeal would be too costly for her to wage.

“I think I brought these important issues to … Read more

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Apr 7, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on CNN Money: Ellen Pao Works for Diversity at Reddit

CNN Money: Ellen Pao Works for Diversity at Reddit

posted by Randall

Ellen PaoEllen Pao who recently lost her sex discrimination case against venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins continues to push diversity at Reddit where she is interim CEO, reports CNN Money.

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Pao says she’s passed over candidates not committed to diversity, she’s hired a diversity consultant and … Read more

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Mar 26, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Think Progress: Asian American Women Face Additional Barriers in Silicon Valley

Think Progress: Asian American Women Face Additional Barriers in Silicon Valley

posted by Randall

Silicon ValleyThree high profile discrimination cases against three separate companies have been filed by Asian American women in Silicon Valley.

This may not be a coincidence, according to a story in Think Progress.

The latest to file a case is Tina Huang who is seeking class action status in her discrimination case against Twitter. Huang … Read more

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Mar 10, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on ABC7/KGO: Ellen Pao Takes Stand in Silicon Valley Sex Discrimination Case

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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