Why women in tech aren’t surprised by the Uber saga

In the days following Susan Fowler’s blog post about Uber, the internet exploded with tweets and blog posts from other women in tech. Some shared their personal observations directly with me as well. There was, appropriately, a fair amount of indignation; the claims Fowler made, and the subsequent stories that emerged about corporate culture at Uber, are so egregious that it’s hard to believe it was all kept under wraps for this long.

But there’s another sentiment being expressed, too, one that stands out to me: That gender discrimination is all too common in tech. That something similar had happened to them. That they weren’t surprised.

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