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- Google’s Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat is one of the most senior women at the company.
- She told a conference hosted by The Wall Street Journal that she joined employees walking out two weeks ago in protest at how the firm deals with sexual harassment.
- The protest ended in Google ditching its requirement for forced arbitration in cases of sexual harassment.
- Porat claimed Google had created a culture that lets employees voice issues and effect change.
One of Google’s most senior female executives has revealed that she joined a mass protest at the firm’s handling of sexual harassment.
Speaking at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Tech D.Live conference on Monday, chief financial officer Ruth Porat said she walked out with her finance team from Google’s Mountain View headquarters in California. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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