VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality
Original story at TechCrunch• 18 mentions • 2 months ago
TechCrunch 2 months ago
The VC industry has come under scrutiny recently as several stories of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior toward women have emerged. This behavior is unacceptable in every possible way.However, to truly address this problem, we have to acknowledge the larger issue of gender bias within our culture, which unfortunately is often conscious, deliberate, and systematic. It sickens me and it needs to end. And ending it also needs a conscious, deliberate, and systematic effort. While I applaud some earlyefforts to address this issue (including Reid Hoffman’s decency pledge), we can do better.Our goal shouldn’t be to simplyprevent creeps from unfairly ...