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The Resource Brotopia : breaking up the boys' club of Silicon Valley, Emily Chang

Brotopia : breaking up the boys' club of Silicon Valley, Emily Chang

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Brotopia : breaking up the boys' club of Silicon Valley
Title
Brotopia
Title remainder
breaking up the boys' club of Silicon Valley
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Emily Chang
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Brotopia
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breaking up the boys club of Silicon Valley
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eng
Summary
"Silicon Valley is a modern utopia where anyone can change the world. Unless you're a woman. For women in tech, Silicon Valley is not a fantasyland of unicorns, virtual reality rainbows, and 3D-printed lollipops, where millions of dollars grow on trees. It's a "Brotopia," where men hold all the cards and make all the rules. Vastly outnumbered, women face toxic workplaces rife with discrimination and sexual harassment, where investors take meetings in hot tubs and network at sex parties. In this powerful expose, Bloomberg TV journalist Emily Chang reveals how Silicon Valley got so sexist despite its utopian ideals, why bro culture endures despite decades of companies claiming the moral high ground (Don't Be Evil! Connect the World!)--and how women are finally starting to speak out and fight back. Drawing on her deep network of Silicon Valley insiders, Chang opens the boardroom doors of male-dominated venture capital firms like Kleiner Perkins, the subject of Ellen Pao's high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit, and Sequoia, where a partner once famously said they "won't lower their standards" just to hire women. Interviews with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, and former Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer--who got their start at Google, where just one in five engineers is a woman--reveal just how hard it is to crack the Silicon Ceiling. And Chang shows how women such as former Uber engineer Susan Fowler, entrepreneur Niniane Wang, and game developer Brianna Wu, have risked their careers and sometimes their lives to pave a way for other women. Silicon Valley's aggressive, misogynistic, work-at-all costs culture has shut women out of the greatest wealth creation in the history of the world. It's time to break up the boys' club. Emily Chang shows us how to fix this toxic culture--to bring down Brotopia, once and for all"--
Summary
Reveals how male-dominated Silicon Valley became sexist despite its utopian ideals and decades of companies claiming the moral high ground, and how women are finally starting to fight back against toxic workplaces and sexual harrassment
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10619833
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Chang, Emily
Dewey number
331.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD6060.5.U5
LC item number
C52 2018
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Sex discrimination in employment
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Discrimination in employment
  • Internet industry
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adult
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breaking up the boys' club of Silicon Valley
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Brotopia : breaking up the boys' club of Silicon Valley, Emily Chang
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Includes bibliographical references
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000061917660
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pages cm.
Isbn
9780735213531
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(hardback)
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2017052180
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)1000234925
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Brotopia : breaking up the boys' club of Silicon Valley, Emily Chang
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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000061917660
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9780735213531
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017052180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1000234925

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