Ellen Pao Is Writing a Tell-All About Silicon Valley’s “Toxic Culture”
Last year, Ellen Pao sued her former employer, venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, for allegations of gender-based discrimination. Though she ultimately lost her case, Pao inspired much-needed conversations about Silicon Valley’s diversity problem. Her fight against discrimination in the tech world also blew up at Reddit, where she resigned from her job as the interim C.E.O. after factions of the online community revolted against her decision to shut down subreddits that encouraged harassment.