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‘I’m rooting for them:’ The investor who blasted Uber for failing to change now says she’s hopeful it will

Uber has spent much of this year dealing with allegations of widespread gender discrimination and having a toxic workplace culture. Ironically, it could eventually become the tech industry s standard bearer for diversity and inclusion.  That s the hope of Freada Kapor Klein, a well-known diversity advocate and founder of the Kapor Center who was an early investor in Continue reading I m rooting for them: The investor who blasted Uber for failing to change now says she s hopeful it will
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Uber just emailed former riders to tell them, ‘We have fallen short’

Uber wants former customers to know it s aware it let them down — and that it s trying to improve.   In an email sent to riders in New York City on Friday, the new-age taxi company failed to prioritize its various stakeholders. And it laid out some of the radical changes it s making to revamp its Continue reading Uber just emailed former riders to tell them, We have fallen short
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Uber’s CEO is on leave — meet the 14 new executives running the company

Uber s got a whole new team at the top. In the wake of a series of scandals and a report recommending wide-ranging changes at the company, CEO Travis Kalanick announced Tuesday he s taking a leave of absence. It s unclear how long he ll be gone.  Kalanick s leave is only the latest example of the upheaval in Continue reading Uber s CEO is on leave — meet the 14 new executives running the company
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These are the 47 things Uber has agreed to do to change its company culture

For Uber to get past its series of scandals and transform itself into a kinder, gentler Uber 2.0, it will likely have to follow a long and winding path. Fortunately for the ride-hailing company, former US Attorney General Eric Holder has given it a roadmap. On Tuesday, Uber released the report from Holder and his Continue reading These are the 47 things Uber has agreed to do to change its company culture
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Uber 2.0 doesn’t need a Travis 2.0 — even if he does change

•Kalanick now needs to put his life ahead of his work. •We shouldn t expect Travis 2.0 to be that much different from Travis 1.0 •The Uber crisis provides a moment to consider the moral fiber of the post-dot-come era. Following the release of a withering report on Uber s workplace culture by former Attorney General Eric Holder, Continue reading Uber 2.0 doesn t need a Travis 2.0 — even if he does change
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Uber board member resigns after making a sexist comment at a meeting intended to address sexism at the company

Uber board member David Bonderman resigned from the company s board on Tuesday after making a sexist comment during a company meeting earlier in the day. Bonderman s attempt at a joke, which played on a stereotype that women talk too much, came amid a discussion about the steps the ride-hailing company plans to take to address complaints about Continue reading Uber board member resigns after making a sexist comment at a meeting intended to address sexism at the company
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An Uber board member made a sexist joke in the middle of the presentation on how to fix Uber’s sexist culture

On Tuesday, Uber s board members took the stage to champion the message of how the beleaguered company was going to fix the problems with its sexist culture.  But one particular comment during the meeting made it clear that the company still has work to do on how it deals with sexism among its own board Continue reading An Uber board member made a sexist joke in the middle of the presentation on how to fix Uber s sexist culture
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