Posts by Yonina Alexander

Yonina Alexander brings her passion for advocating for a workplace that provides fair wages to its employees and is free from discrimination.  When she is not promoting gender equity in the workplace, Yonina can be found riding her bike across the American Southwest, or baking (and let’s be honest, eating) a mean bourbon pecan pie.

Q&A With Chloe Safier

In any uphill battle, solidarity is often the key to success. Last weekend I had dinner with an old friend, Chloe Safier, who has been an ongoing advocate for women’s rights, both in the US and abroad.  I took the opportunity to talk with her about the global movement for gender justice and how building […]

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Proving Gender Discrimination: Young and Pao’s Courageous Stand

Last month was big for those interested in the fight for gender equity in the workplace, as two largely publicized cases reached important turning points. On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of Peggy Young in her pregnancy discrimination case against her employer, UPS.  On Friday, March 27, 2015, […]

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Ellen Pao and the Jacobs Ladder of Gender Equity

In the midst of the Ellen Pao trial, much chatter has erupted on gender politics in the tech industry. Ellen Pao, a former junior partner at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, is suing her former employer for gender discrimination. Among Ms. Pao’s claims is an allegation that Kliener failed to promote her to top […]

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