#GAReads | Why women are coming forward about harassment and discrimination

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"Why women are coming forward about harassment and discrimination":

It’s been the talk of the summer in Silicon Valley. CEOs at Uber and SoFi lost their jobs after whistleblowers came forward, alleging sexism and harassment. Powerful venture capitalists, including Dave McClure from 500 Startups lost their jobs after women, including Sarah Kunst, accused him of making inappropriate advances when seeking a job at his venture firm.

Workplace harassment isn’t new, but we’re talking about it more than ever. So what’s inspiring these women to speak up?

Read Katie Roof's full article at TechCrunch here…