Monday 27th March 2017,

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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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BBC: Ellen Pao to Appeal Verdict in Sex Discrimination Case

posted by Randall

Ellen Pao is expected to appeal a jury verdict that ruled the Silicon Valley venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers did not discriminate against her when it fired her, reports the BBC.
Pao filed a notice of appeal at the state court in San Francisco on Monday.… 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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President Obama names Asian American to head the EEOC

posted by Randall

Jenny YangPresident Obama has named Jenny Yang as the chair of the Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission.

Yang becomes the first Asian American ever to head the EEOC.  She has served as vice chair since April and has been on the Commission since 2013.

She replaces outgoing Chair Jacqueline Berrien.

Prior to joining the Commission, … Read more


Hindustan Times: #Indian American Blasts Mens Club at Twitter

posted by Randall

twitterIndian American Vivek Wadha is leading the charge on what he calls the Twitter mafia, reports the  Hindustan Times

The microblogging service is under attack for its lack of gender diversity on both its board and in its senior positions.

The increased attention on the popular service comes days after Twitter announced its IPO.

“The … Read more


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