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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Judge’s Ruling Means Woman Suing Silicon Valley VC Firm For Sex Bias Could Pocket Tens Of Millions Of Dollars
If Ellen Pao gets punitive damages, that could add tens of millions more to the $16 million in lost wages and bonuses she is pursuing.
A sex-bias suit against Facebook has been filed by the same firm representing Ellen Pao, who is suing Kleiner Perkins for discrimination.
Silicon Valley VC Testifies He Tried To Prevent Firing Of Woman Suing Law Firm For Sex Discrimination
Billionaire John Doerr took the witness stand for a second day on Wednesday in the lawsuit alleging women were denied chances to advance at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
The Silicon Valley venture capital firm of Kleiner, Perkins, Caulfied & Byers has been generating buzz for decades, spotting early investment opportunities and making billions with companies like Google and Amazon. This summer, the attention is no different, but the reason for it is.