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Ellen Pao: We've made progress battling sexism in Silicon Valley

In an online essay, the former Reddit CEO says more women and minorities are speaking publicly about discrimination in tech.

By November 10, 2015


GitHub: Sorry for secrecy with the sexism claims investigation

The software hosting service’s CEO comes out with new details on the inquiry surrounding allegations of gender harassment at the company.

By April 28, 2014


Ada Initiative bails on GitHub, after sexism allegations

Workplace gender discrimination claims against the software hosting service have resulted in an ousted co-founder and a fizzled partnership.

By April 23, 2014


Microsoft's female workforce shrank 2 percent last year

The company's diversity efforts suffer a setback due to cuts at overseas factories where a high percentage of women held jobs.

By November 23, 2015


Ellen Pao won't appeal loss in sex discrimination lawsuit

Pao says it's time to move on after more than three years in a closely watched legal battle against storied venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins.

By September 10, 2015


Twitter apologizes for throwing frat-themed party at headquarters

The social network says the event was organized by one team at the company and was done "in poor taste."

By July 22, 2015


After user revolt, Ellen Pao is out as Reddit interim CEO

Pao, a polarizing figure in Silicon Valley after a high-profile gender discrimination suit, stepped down as the leader of the popular social-networking and news site after hundreds of thousands called for her to resign.

By July 10, 2015


Reddit CEO Pao apologizes as Pao-must-go petition gathers steam

Critics say Ellen Pao is fostering censorship that will destroy the community-curated news site. Reddit issues mea culpa, saying it's "screwed up" for years.

By July 6, 2015


It's game on in Aberford, where 1950s housewives save the world from zombies

Women of the 1950s go head to head against zombies in Aberford -- a melee brawler game under development that delves deep into the social issues of post-war suburbia.

By July 6, 2015


Kleiner Perkins: Ellen Pao wanted $2.7 million to cover her legal fees

The venture capital firm claims in court filing opposing Pao's request to drop legal fees that she asked the firm for millions in exchange for not appealing the case.

By June 5, 2015