The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology confirmed that it has cut ties with Uber over high profile allegations of sexism at the company.
“We felt compelled to take action in light of the many serious accusations Uber faces regarding the treatment of women employees,” the organization wrote in a blog post.
The Anita Borg Institute, founded in 1997, is the organization behind the annual Grace Hopper Conference, the largest gathering of women in computing that takes place every fall. It has partnered with more than 70 companies which it works with on recruiting practices, keeping women in tech, and creating an inclusive workforce.
In 2015, Uber became a partner, despite some reservations on the part of the Anita Borg Institute, which said it “had concerns about the company’s reputation.”
But Uber’s reputation has taken a turn for the worse.In February, the company was hit with […]