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AirTalk asks: How should sexist workplace comments be handled?




People work at computers in the community space of Factory Berlin on July 14, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.
People work at computers in the community space of Factory Berlin on July 14, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.
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During a meeting on Tuesday, Uber board member David Bonderman made a disparaging joke about women after Arianna Huffington announced that Wan Ling Martello would be joining the board.

Bonderman later resigned following a social media outcry over a leaked recording of the meeting.

While there are plenty of cultural problems remaining for Uber, AirTalk wants to hear from you. How do you navigate sexism in the workplace? Has there ever been a time when you experienced discrimination, say, from someone you report to, or someone who reports to you? What did you do?

Have you ever publicly challenged someone over what you felt was a sexist action? Have you ever privately challenged someone? How do you deal with what is certainly a touchy, but very important, topic?

Guest host Libby Denkmann in for Larry Mantle

Guest:

Ange-Marie Hancock, professor of political science and gender studies at the University of Southern California