"It is absolutely clear to me that it matters who is in the room." said Freada Kapor Klein, a venture capitalist and longtime leader in pushing for diversity in tech. Everything from a change in demographics of VC to a change in optimal board size can make a difference in terms of diversity. Read more.
In the rarefied world of tech dealmaking, the legal protections born out of the civil rights movement effectively don’t apply - Freada Kapor Klein, a venture capitalist and diversity activist speaks on the issue of racism and the lack of legal protections for Black entrepreneurs. Read more.
Freada Kapor Klein, founding partner of Kapor Capital, has been working on issues including diversity and inclusion, and sexual misconduct in the workplace for decades. She says even before the pandemic, little progress had been made toward making tech more equitable for underrepresented communities. Read more.
All of our efforts at diversity will be a futile attempt if we do not also strive for inclusiveness. As Freada Kapor Klein, a venture capitalist and longtime diversity advocate, said: “We’re never going to make any progress by adding talent from diverse backgrounds if we don’t fix the inclusion and culture issues.” Read more.