A comic fantasy of raid and rescue after a woman Googles a search term that outs her colleagues as male chauvinists.
Although many European countries have mandated board quotas for female representation, the idea is still repellent to Americans, even to organizations that are dedicated to increasing the number of women on boards.
Ellen Pao, a former Kleiner Perkins junior partner, is suing her past employer for gender discrimination. The firm fights back, saying she was sabotaging the company.
When she first filed her lawsuit back in 2012, I was asked to write an Op-Ed piece about it. The editor didn't like it, so it was never published. Here it is for your amusement. In my predictions about what was going to happen, what did I get wrong? That she would be forced into arbitration (she squeaked out of it). What did I get right? Everything else.
From The New York Times: Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant Four-Series Piece on "Women and Work"
#1: When Talking about Bias Backfires
#2: Speaking While Female
#3: Women Doing Office Housework
Interesting collection of data about American CEOs. Since less than 5% of Fortune 500 companies are run by women, the big bucks are still going to the boys.