Lease The Runway Ceo Jennifer Hyman On Sexual Harassment In Tech

While some prominent male venture capitalists have vocally condemned sexual harassment, Hyman said the game will really change when more women become investors.
“There are a lot of subtle things that are harder to stamp out of a culture, in terms of male entrepreneurs being mentored more than female entrepreneurs,” Hyman said.
“Male entrepreneurs getting several strikes against them before they’re kind of let go, whereas female entrepreneurs it’s kind of one strike and you’re out.
Stitch Fix, Lightspeed Venture Partners and a Rent the Runway board member were not immediately available to comment on the report.
“This begs the question: When this happens does happen — and it’s not going to stop happening overnight — what’s the protocol?,” Hyman said.

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