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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 ...
 
 
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18 Jul
Dan Scheinman @dscheinm
RT @brian_emcap: VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality by @kara_egan https://t.co/6N4OVtrq03
17 Jul
Brian Jacobs @brian_emcap
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality by @kara_egan https://t.co/6N4OVtrq03
17 Jul
Mike Butcher @mikebutcher
RT @TechCrunch: VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality https://t.co/GOk5v9a4wL by @kara_egan
16 Jul
EagleStar.NET @EagleStarNET
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality https://t.co/vaqK4cSxEd
16 Jul
Geri Stengel @Ventureneer
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality https://t.co/SNiBnAzlEJ via @techcrunch
16 Jul
Arnold Melm @countUP
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16 Jul
Tri-Learning @trilearning
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality #education https://t.co/yvN9b5VDUF
16 Jul
Fokis Services @FokisServices
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality https://t.co/VLpptnfFIS
16 Jul
Brian Hurley @brianhurley
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality https://t.co/hOWC76LN9W
16 Jul
Ak Baş @wittich
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality https://t.co/f6vIfiQZBx #tc
16 Jul
Paolo Bruno @_BrunoPaolo_
#Tech #Nerd #Geek #MotherOfNerds VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequa... https://t.co/0zfCqomeBP
16 Jul
Nick Chater @nick_chater
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality https://t.co/E2Z636UAE7 #EdTech
16 Jul
nmachi jidenma @nmachijidenma
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality https://t.co/zz1bAFv2KL https://t.co/gfikPRtPdl
16 Jul
Paul Lopez @lopezunwired
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality https://t.co/T1dVFtnvGM #tech https://t.co/ynNXFqG9PJ
16 Jul
John Koetsier @johnkoetsier
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality https://t.co/MNonF3pbB4 https://t.co/B4Js7B0mCk
16 Jul
Walid Muhammad @walidmrealtor
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16 Jul
TechCrunch @TechCrunch
VCs in the land of the redwoods need to stand taller and address gender inequality https://t.co/GOk5v9a4wL by @jshieber