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Financial Times

Uber shaken by investor lawsuit against Kalanick

The battle between Travis Kalanick and one of Uber’s largest shareholders has escalated to a new level with a lawsuit that accuses the ousted chief executive of fraud and seeks to remove him from the Uber board.

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Aug 11, 2017 by Leslie Hook
CNN

Silicon Valley finally faces a reckoning with sexism

When Susan Fowler alleged in February that sexism and sexual harassment was rampant at Uber, it wasn't just the charges that were shocking. It was her willingness to speak out against a powerful former employer. Read more.

Aug 9, 2017 by Sara Ashley O'Brien and Seth Fiegerman
Medium

CAN VENTURE CAPITAL BE SAVED?

The stories are vile. Women entrepreneurs face sexual advances by the VCs they rely on to get their companies off the ground. They are bribed to keep quiet. They are threatened to shut up. Their supporters are labeled “whiners” and worse. Read more.

Jul 14, 2017 by Mitch and Freada Kapor
Marketplace

Women who left tech jobs were sexually harassed and passed over for promotions, report says

Camila Minor considered enrolling in college after immigrating to San Francisco from Brazil, but instead opted for Hackbright Academy, an all-female computer coding course.

Inside the Hackbright classroom, 22 women were learning the computer language Python. The walls were covered in cheerful Post-it notes with handwritten notes that say things like, “You’re amazing.” Some of women were even high-fiving each other as they solved problems. Read more.

Jul 14, 2017 by Grace Vaughan Brekke
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