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Ellen Pao's Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Rattles Silicon Valley | Care2 Causes

Ellen Pao's Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Rattles Silicon Valley | Care2 Causes

Ellen Pao, a junior partner at well-respected Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, has filed a sexual discrimination lawsuit against the firm and her colleagues including noted venture capitalist John Doerr . According to the suit, which was filed May 10 in California Superior Court in San Francisco, Pao — “considered as thoughtful and smart by investors and entrepreneurs,” according to Forbes – says that she was sexually harassed and discriminated against by her colleagues at Kleiner, an early investor in Google and Amazon. Pao’s Lawsuit Highlights Gender Discrimination in Silicon Valley Pao’s lawsuit has already damaged Kleiner Perkins, as Connie Loizos wrote on PEHub , and has sent shock waves throughout Silicon Valley, bringing an “old, old problem” — the lopsided ratio of men to women in the technology world and certainly as venture ca...

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