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Ex-Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Exposes Details of Sexism in Silicon Valley in Shocking Essay

An excerpt from Ellen Pao’s forthcoming memoir, titled “Reset”, details some of the problems she endured — sexism, discrimination and sexual harassment — during her time at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB).

In the essay “This is How Sexism Works in Silicon Valley” posted in The New York Magazine’s The Cut on Monday, Pao sheds some light regarding the scandal she faced in 2012 when she filed a lawsuit against KPCB.

Female Reddit Chief Engineer Resigns After Ellen Pao Was Allegedly ‘Set Up’

Reddit’s chief engineer Bethanye Blount has now resigned in the aftermath of the chaos first caused by the abrupt dismissal of Victoria Taylor.

Blount’s departure makes her the third high-profile woman to leave Reddit after Victoria Taylor’s dismissal, which allegedly originated from Ohanian, and Ellen Pao’s resignation, which came in the wake of the chaos caused by Taylor’s dismissal.

Former Reddit CEO Alleges Ellen Pao Was Set Up to Get Fired By Alexis Ohanian

Just when you thought the real-life “Game of Thrones” episode going on at Reddit was finished with Ellen Pao’s resignation, former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong dropped another plot twist on the internet: Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian was the one who fired Victoria Taylor, but Ellen Pao was the one who got burned.

On a subreddit discussing the possibility that Ellen Pao was not responsible for Victoria Taylor’s firing, former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong dropped this little twist: