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Silicon Valley women frankly describe sexual harassment

Speaking out by female entrepreneurs suggests cultural shift in US tech industry

Lindsay Meyer, an entrepreneur who has experienced sexual harassment, at her home in San Francisco on June 30.

(From left) Claire Humphreys, Rachel Renock and Kristen Ablamsky, of the start-up site Wethos, in New York on June 30. Ms Renock says they received sexist comments while seeking financing.

New York

THEIR stories came out slowly, even hesitantly, at first. Then in a rush.

One female entrepreneur recounted how she had been propositioned by a Silicon Valley venture capitalist while seeking a job with him, which she did not land after rebuffing him.

Another showed...

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