Ellen Pao

Co-Founder and Executive Chair of Reddit, and Partner at Y Combinator, Alexis Ohanian (L) and co-editor at TechCrunch, Alexia Tsotsis appear onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2015 (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

‘Stigma’ System Proposed To Curb Reddit Hate Speech

A high-profile Reddit employee is the third to resign in several weeks as the San-Francisco based company struggles to deal with hate speech and frustrated users.

07/15/2015

Ellen Pao leaves the California Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse during a lunch break from her trial on March 10, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former Reddit CEO Says Ellen Pao Served As A Scapegoat

Reddit’s former CEO shared his stinging stance on what caused the website’s moderators to revolt and eventually push out interim CEO Ellen Pao.

07/14/2015

Ellen Pao

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Steps Down Amid Moderator Revolt

Reddit’s interim CEO Ellen Pao is stepping down following days of unyielding criticism over her handling of an employee’s dismissal, and the circulation of an online petition calling for her Pao’s removal. http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2015/07/06/petition-calling-for-reddit-ceo-ellen-paos-resignation-hits-over-177k-signatures/

07/10/2015

Ellen Pao

Petition Calling For Reddit CEO Ellen Pao’s Resignation Gains Over 177K Signatures

A petition calling for Ellen Pao to step down as Reddit’s CEO has collected over 100,000 signatures in less than three days.

07/06/2015

Reddit (credit: Creative Commons)

Reddit Moderators Revolt Over Popular Employee’s Sudden Dismissal

Reddit moderators shut down over 250 subreddits on Friday to protest the unexpected termination of an employee who managed the site’s popular “Ask Me Anything” interviews.

07/03/2015

Ellen Pao

Kleiner Perkins Says Ellen Pao Wants $2.7M To Drop Appeal In Gender Bias Case

Attorneys for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers included the figure in court documents filed in San Francisco Superior Court against Ellen Pao, and a spokeswoman for the company said Pao sought the money in exchange for not appealing.

06/05/2015

Ellen Pao

Woman At Center Of Lengthy Silicon Valley Sex-Bias Suit Appeals Verdict

Ellen Pao, the woman at the center of a high-profile gender bias lawsuit against an elite Silicon Valley venture capital firm filed an appeal on Monday of a jury verdict against her.

06/01/2015

Ellen Pao

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Bans Salary Negotiations To Equalize Pay For Men, Women

After losing a sex-discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley last week, Ellen Pao continues on her crusade to bring gender equality to the tech world, but this time with a focus on her home turf.

04/08/2015

Ellen Pao

SF Jury Finds Silicon Valley VC Firm Did Not Discriminate Against Ellen Pao In High-Profile Gender Bias Case

A jury in San Francisco decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.

03/27/2015

Ellen Pao (L) leaving the courthouse. (CBS)

Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Silicon Valley Venture Capital Firm Goes To Jury

Jury deliberations began Wednesday in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has shined a light on the gross underrepresentation of women in the technology and venture capital sectors of Silicon Valley.

03/25/2015

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