Tag Archive: Disparity

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    by Angie Chang

    Penelope Trunk’s Skewed Perceptions Of The World, Part 2

    By Anna Billstrom (Developer, Momentus Media)

    Editor’s note: Founder and CEO of Lark, Julia Hu’s editorial on pitching for venture capital as a woman is an excellent read on women starting companies and raising VC.

    As usual, Penelope Trunk is fanning the flames and creating controversy (Part 1 is here). Her latest is in TechCrunch, “Stop Telling Women to Start Startups” (ironically linked to by a female startup CEO friend of mine).

    If you don’t know Penelope Trunk, she had a blog 10 years ago about job-hunting (based on

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    by Angie Chang

    Hot Topic on Reddit: XX Chromosome Equals Lower Pay

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    How’s this for an opening line: “I work for a large multinational tech company, I regularly hire woman for 65% to 75% of what males make. I am sick of it, here is why it happens, and how you can avoid it.”

    The hot topic on Reddit this week:

    Today I finished interviewing my third new hire this month, two of which are women. They both are getting paid substantially less than the man I hired earlier this month, and to be honest I am getting tired of that. I don’t set the wages, I just handle negotiations