Re/code Decode - The Elephant in the Valley

Women execs talk gender bias and harassment in tech

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Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
I listened to half the episode this morning. Sadly, I'm not surprised 60% of the women anonymously surveyed, experienced some form of unwanted sexual advances in the workplace. Startup's latest episode with @lisaechow also touched on this topic.
Jed Bridges
Jed Bridges@jedbridges · Designer
@rrhoover Is there a link to that study? I'd love to see it! : )
Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Jed Bridges
Jed Bridges@jedbridges · Designer
@rrhoover Thanks so much! Those are some shocking stats : o I wonder how other cities compare??
QueenLear
QueenLear@queenleariv · ConnectionAgent-Co-Founder @ButtonPoetry
Thank you @rrhoover for sharing the study link. I haven't had a chance to listen to the cast yet but I looked at the write up. I'm not exactly satisfied with their sample population. Leans very heavy on the family 40+ crowd. Having a repeat study to get good sense of young single women in tech just starting their careers would be valuable as well. Even the stat talking about being discrimination regarding talking about family in a population pool that is primarily mothers is biased (not that it's not valid and important but single women, or women who choose to NOT have children are also discriminated). Interested to see this study repeat for validity and also in other cities. Thanks for sharing.
Danielle Newnham
Danielle Newnham@daniellenewnham · Founder, The Junto Network. Author
@queenleariv 100% - I had wanted to "downvote" for same reasons :) Actually writing a response on @Medium - would be great to hear your thoughts on it also
QueenLear
QueenLear@queenleariv · ConnectionAgent-Co-Founder @ButtonPoetry
@daniellenewnham Did you post your thoughts on Medium? I'd love to read them.
Danielle Newnham
Danielle Newnham@daniellenewnham · Founder, The Junto Network. Author
@queenleariv Not yet - debating whether it's worth it as don't want to stir anything up
Alex Carter
Alex Carter@alexcartaz · Operations @ 60dB. Ex-PH Podcasts 😻
Former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Trae Vassallo and former Yahoo exec Michele Madansky sit down with Kara Swisher to talk about "The Elephant in the Valley," their new report on gender bias and harassment in tech. The report examines the different facets of sexism through both data and anecdotes from hundreds of women. Later on: Lauren Goode and Kara Swisher are launching a new podcast!
Jed Bridges
Jed Bridges@jedbridges · Designer
What is the source for that stat? I'd love to see a full study : )
QueenLear
QueenLear@queenleariv · ConnectionAgent-Co-Founder @ButtonPoetry
This is an example of why the population sample needs to be bigger. Not just founders and CEO's with families. Young, single women need support and to be part of the conversation as well. https://medium.com/p/3e5ad1ccb95c