While sexual harassment scandals have recently hounded Silicon Valley companies like Uber, 500 Startups and Binary Capital, women in the Israeli high-tech industry seem to have suffered more silently.
Fox Sports has fired Jamie Horowitz, one of its most senior executives, amid a probe into sexual harassment allegations, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Dave McClure, the sandals-and-T-shirt-wearing founder of business mentorship program 500 Startups, resigned on Monday from his firm amid allegations of sexual harassment.
Israel – Police will recommend that a criminal investigation be opened against MK Nissan Slomiansky (Jewish Home) for sexually harassing a number of women , the Walla news site reported.
A female Tesla engineer who filed a sexual-discrimination lawsuit against the company in the fall is speaking out, further shining a spotlight on gender issues in Silicon Valley.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick on Sunday said the company will open an “urgent investigation” after a former engineer wrote a lengthy blog post describing systemic sexual harassment at the San Francisco ride-hailing service, which she called “an organization in complete, unrelenting chaos.”
Debra Messing’s start in Hollywood was much rockier than she’s previously let on.
After getting hit with a slew of sexual harassment claims last year, Fox News quietly settled for hundreds of thousands of dollars after a host accused Bill O’Reilly of frequently making inappropriate phone calls and once trying to forcefully kiss her, a recent report claims.
Haim Yavin, who was one of Israel’s leading news anchors, has been accused of sexual harassment by several women who worked with him at the Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA).
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and lawmakers on the Right and Left called for MK Nissan Slomiansky (Bayit Yehudi) to resign from the Knesset amid accusations of sexual assault on Thursday.