Ellen Pao discusses sexism in Silicon Valley and #MeToo.

Ellen Pao Knows Who Will Fix Sexism in Silicon Valley

Ellen Pao Knows Who Will Fix Sexism in Silicon Valley

Decoding the Logic of Silicon Valley
Dec. 6 2017 3:46 PM

Ellen Pao Knows Who Will Fix Sexism in Silicon Valley

A conversation with If Then about the tech industry and #MeToo.

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On this week’s If Then, Slate’s April Glaser talks with Ellen Pao about sexism in Silicon Valley and why the tech industry hasn’t experienced the same reckoning in this #MeToo moment. Pao discusses what gives her hope and what she’s witnessed as CEO and founder of Project Include, a nonprofit organization dedicated to diversity in tech. They also discuss her time at Reddit as interim CEO and what platforms should be doing to combat hate speech and harassment on their sites.

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If Then is presented by Slate and Future Tense, a collaboration among Arizona State University, New America, and Slate. Future Tense explores the ways emerging technologies affect society, policy, and culture. To read more, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our weekly newsletter.

April Glaser is a Slate technology writer.