Sexism in the startup community is rife. It is pervasive, persistent and patronising. We all know that Uber’s executives are insensitive and have an aggressive demeanour, I think these are common traits with successful entrepreneurs. Resilience and drive to achieve come at costs, sometimes that is an ethical cost.
Conrad Liveris is an adviser, advocate and researcher. He is primarily concerned with productivity and efficiency issues. He tweets at @ConradLiveris mostly on gender, generations and governance.