Perhaps no one had quite the 2015 that former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao had. After taking over as its interim chief executive officer, Reddit users revolted over a myriad of things: namely, a contentious discrimination lawsuit with VC firm and former employer Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers, as well as a series of decisions to curb hate speech and revenge porn littered in pockets of Reddit’s community. She held fast amid the backlash, but she lost the case and resigned from Reddit. Despite these events, Pao remains an active voice in Silicon Valley diversity as well as preventing harmful speech and trolling online. Pao spoke…

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