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$16 million dollar gender bias case against- Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Have you been following the recent gender bias case in which Ellen Pao is suing Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for $16 million dollars? The case reflects growing tensions within the tech and venture capital industries where women are underrepresented at all levels. Is Ms. Pao, who is currently the CEO of social news site Reditt, a victim of a hostile work environment, gender bias, and sexual harassment? or is she just a disgruntled former employee? The jury is still out, but it brings to light that these highly lucrative industries are still very male dominated. To read more details about the case see: Bizwomen , San Francisco Business Times. To read more about the gender gap in Silicon valley read this compelling articles by Jill Abramson: Jill Abramson on Silicon Valley.


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