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Jury rules against Ellen Pao in sex-bias lawsuit

bostonherald.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Ellen Pao lost her three-year battle with one of the world’s most prestigious venture capital firms on Friday when a jury found that Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers did not discriminate against her because of her gender.A jury of 12 found that Kleiner Perkins did not discriminate or retaliate against Pao when firm leaders chose not to promote her, and then fired her after a tumultuous seven-year career.

Ellen Pao trial: Kleiner Perkins wins much of landmark sex discrimination case

mercurynews.com — Posted: 03/27/2015 02:16:24 PM PDT Updated: 03/27/2015 02:48:42 PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- Ellen Pao lost her three-year battle with one of the world's most prestigious venture capital firms on Friday when a jury found that Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers did not discriminate against her because of her gender.

Timeline: Ellen Pao's career, key moments at Kleiner Perkins

contracostatimes.com — By Heather Somerville hsomerville@mercurynews.com Posted: 03/27/2015 02:44:02 PM PDT Updated: 03/27/2015 02:44:04 PM PDT 2005 Ellen Pao is hired at Keliner Perkins Caufield & Byers as John Doerr's chief of staff and junior partner. 2006 Ellen Pao and colleague Ajit Nazre take a business trip to Germany, where Nazre made his first advances toward her, Pao alleges.

Kleiner Perkins wins landmark sex discrimination case against former VC Ellen Pao

contracostatimes.com — By Heather Somerville and Julia Love staff writers Posted: 03/27/2015 02:16:39 PM PDT Updated: 03/27/2015 02:16:41 PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- Ellen Pao lost her three-year battle with one of the world's most prestigious venture capital firms on Friday when a jury found that Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers did not discriminate against her because of her gender.

Ellen Pao sex discrimination case goes to the jury

contracostatimes.com — By Heather Somerville hsomerville@mercurynews.com Posted: 03/25/2015 04:46:20 PM PDT Updated: 03/25/2015 04:46:21 PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- The fate of Ellen Pao's lawsuit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers now rests in the hands of 12 jurors, who on Wednesday began deliberating one of the most intensely watched sex discrimination cases in Silicon Valley.

In male venture-capital world, women's experiences range from successful to harrowing

mercurynews.com — Posted: 03/25/2015 02:14:02 PM PDT Updated: 03/25/2015 02:18:01 PM PDT Click photo to enlarge Aileen Lee became an admired and successful investor, but left Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to run her own outfit where she could call the shots.

In male venture-capital world, women's experiences range from successful to harrowing

contracostatimes.com — By Heather Somerville hsomerville@mercurynews.com Posted: 03/25/2015 02:14:11 PM PDT Updated: 03/25/2015 02:14:12 PM PDT Aileen Lee became an admired and successful investor, but left Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to run her own outfit where she could call the shots.

Kleiner Perkins discrimination trial nears end with closing arguments

mercurynews.com — Making his final pitch in the highest-profile sex discrimination suit ever brought against a venture capital firm, Ellen Pao's attorney on Tuesday argued that Kleiner Perkins is run by a group of powerful, sexist men who did everything they could to stymie Pao's chance of success and ultimately forced her out.

Kleiner Perkins discrimination trial nears end with closing arguments

santacruzsentinel.com — SAN FRANCISCO >> Making his final pitch in the highest-profile sex discrimination suit ever brought against a venture capital firm, Ellen Pao's attorney on Tuesday argued that Kleiner Perkins is run by a group of powerful, sexist men who did everything they could to stymie Pao's chance of success and ultimately forced her out.

Kleiner Perkins discrimination trial nears end with closing arguments

contracostatimes.com — Making his final pitch in the highest-profile sex discrimination suit ever brought against a venture capital firm, Ellen Pao's attorney on Tuesday argued that Kleiner Perkins is run by a group of powerful, sexist men who did everything they could to stymie Pao's chance of success and ultimately forced her out.
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Mar 26, 2015

RT @SFSuperiorCourt: Attorneys asked to return to courtroom. Jury has sent a request to Judge Kahn. #Pao #kleinerperkins

Mar 26, 2015

RT @byJuliaLove: The waiting is the hardest part. Preparing to cover the #kleinerperkins verdict with @heathersomervil. Follow us when the news breaks!

Mar 26, 2015

RT @KateGardiner: RadioShack puts customer personal data up for sale in bankruptcy auction j.mp/1xBFdXT (@reddit)

Mar 25, 2015

RT @daveyalba: Tidbit: Lynne Hermle, #kleinerperkins' tough defense lawyer, is wearing a hawk brooch in court today.

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