"Me Too" - 2 little words to describe a woman's experience with sexual harrassment and assault. The hashtag has filled Twitter and Facebook from women who have experienced all levels of unwanted harrassment and assault.
So, this has me feeling a whole bunch of emotions. As a woman, mom and entrepreneur in the tech industry gender discrimination is a constant. On August 7th CNN published an article about a Google engineer who wrote a 10 page memo about how women are "biologically" unfit to work in the tech industry. Reportedly the author of the memo cannot be identified but he is a software engineer.
This past week it was announced Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick, has started meditating in the company lactation room. Amid reports of company upheaval, sexual harrassment alegedly running rampent and a mass firing to hire 2 new female execs, we can see why he would need to get some quiet.
Robot nannies are now a thing! Moms can order robot nannies to help care for their babies and they are now starting to appear in the United States. Currently used by moms in Japan and China robot nannies are a hit!