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Proposed California Law Targets Sexual Harassment in Venture Capital

August 17, 2017 | by

WIRED covers a new state bill – SB 224 (Jackson) – sponsored by Equal Rights Advocates that would prohibit sexual harassment of entrepreneurs by venture capitalists. 

The tech industry “can’t claim to lead innovation at the same time it lives in the dark ages about the value of women and their ability,” said Noreen Farrell, executive director of Equal Rights Advocates, on a conference call with reporters. “This really is the moment for venture capitalists and tech to make a clean break from discrimination.”

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