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Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber — Susan J. Fowler

A well-documented and too familiar story at Uber about the treatment of women by men who are labeled “high performing” (the phrase itself is an excuse for bad behavior by many people). The second thing to note is the political infighting described throughout this engineer’s history of a year at Uber. I reported his threat […]

A well-documented and too familiar story at Uber about the treatment of women by men who are labeled “high performing” (the phrase itself is an excuse for bad behavior by many people).

The second thing to note is the political infighting described throughout this engineer’s history of a year at Uber.

I reported his threat immediately after the meeting to both HR and to the CTO: they both admitted that this was illegal, but none of them did anything. (I was told much later that they didn’t do anything because the manager who threatened me “was a high performer”).

Source: Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber — Susan J. Fowler

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