Ellen Pao

Former COO sues Pinterest, accusing it of gender discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination

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

Ellen Pao calls out Twitter’s ‘public town square’ model as flawed

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

Hear about being ethical in tech at Disrupt SF with Ellen Pao, Tracy Chou and Harry Glaser

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

Startups Weekly: The scooter cash desert

In this week's newsletter: Slack's direct listing, Juul's conundrum and Facebook's new cryptocurrency.

A diversity and inclusion playbook

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”

Getting a seat at the VC table

We are witnessing the greatest paradigm shift in power since the advent of the venture capital industry.

Ellen Pao memoir adaptation among 7 new Shonda Rhimes projects for Netflix

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

The 2017 TechCrunch Include Progress Report

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

Crunch Report | Fitbit Acquires Vector Smartwatch

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 joins Kapor Capital as partner, and chief diversity and inclusion officer

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

Reddit is still in turmoil

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

Tackling systemic racism

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

INNOVATE2016: Freada Kapor Klein on fixing tech’s gender problem

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

Ellen Pao: I Won’t Appeal My Case Against Kleiner Perkins

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.

13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

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: “We Screwed Up”

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

Reddit Moderators Are Locking Up The Site’s Most Popular Pages In Protest

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 Officially Found Liable For Roughly $276,000 In Court Fees From Kleiner Perkins

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 Tentatively Orders Ellen Pao To Pay More Than $275,000 In Court Costs To Kleiner Perkins

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 Bans Five Harassing Subreddits, Its Trolls Respond Exactly As You’d Expect

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.
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