Pinterest’s former chief operating officer has filed a lawsuit accusing the company of gender discrimination. Françoise Brougher, who says she was abruptly fired from the company in April, is suing
Project Include CEO Ellen Pao, who has been working to foster diversity, inclusion and ethics in the tech industry, called out Twitter’s “public square” model as flawed — and a decision that i
Running an ethical tech company is underrated. From fostering a diverse and inclusive company to examining your technology’s impact on society, it all comes down to ethics. Ellen Pao, who previously
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You’d be hard-pressed to find a tech company that said it wished it had waited longer to implement on diversity and inclusion efforts. The examples of tech companies “doing it right”
We are witnessing the greatest paradigm shift in power since the advent of the venture capital industry.
When Shonda Rhimes left ABC last August for Netflix, both she and the studio kept a tight lid on their plans. We could only imagine where the twists and turns that her future stories would take us. We
This is the second annual TechCrunch Include Progress Report. Covering diversity and inclusion in the tech industry cannot be done in a vacuum. As aspects of identity are intersectional, so too should
Fitbit acquires the Vector smartwatch, Marissa Mayer is resigning from Yahoo, Apple plans to consolidate server construction, Consumer Reports settles its differences with Apple and Ellen Pao joins Ka
Ellen Pao, the former interim Reddit CEO, former partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and co-founder of diversity and inclusion organization Project Include, has joined Kapor Center for Soc
Although Pao was seen as the driving force behind efforts to make Reddit respectable enough to appeal to advertisers, the company continued its clean-up after her departure, making diverse hires and k
Discussions around diversity and inclusion in the tech industry are not going away. Not on my watch. Earlier today, I sat down with Erica Baker, an engineer at Slack, and Ellen Pao, formerly of Reddi
Companies that focus on diversity will succeed, because hiring women and minorities makes business sense. But it’s not easy. Scientific research is showing that our brains are hardwired to be biased
More than three years after former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Ellen Pao filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the storied Sand Hill Road firm, the case is coming to an end.
This week, Uber added a bold feature, major changes took place at Reddit, and Amazon Prime Day made a lot of people really mad. These are the stories to catch you up on everything that happened in tec
Reddit just admitted it royally screwed up. Not just over the firing of Reddit community manager Victoria Taylor on Friday, but also for not listening to the community over the past several years. Vol
The moderators behind a number of the most popular subreddits on the site -- which is known as the front page of internet -- have made their communities private, thus shutting them off from the intern
Ellen Pao not only lost on all counts of a high-profile sexual discrimination case earlier this year, but Judge Harold Kahn has officially ordered the interim Reddit CEO to pay more than a quarter of
Judge Harold Kahn has tentatively ordered Ellen Pao to pay $275,996.63 back to Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for costs incurred during a high-profile sexual discrimination case earlier this yea
Reddit, the hugely popular online community know as the 'front page of the internet', has dropped the hammer on five groups on its site judged to be in violation of its policy against harassing users.