At the Grace Hopper celebration of women in computing, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gave this bit of career advise to the assembled audience of 8,000 women:
“It’s not really about asking for a raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will give you the right raise” … because “all HR systems are long-term efficient, short-term inefficient.”
Satya Nadella, 8 October 2014
Grace Hopper conference
As you might imagine, his remarks were perceived as controversial. In a few hours, he had backpedaled (rightly so).
The Storify has details and reactions and the retraction. Ladies, read it and weep. [Updated 9:31 pm Pacific, Friday]
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