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Venture capitalist testifies in Silicon Valley sex bias suit
Venture capitalist testifies in Silicon Valley sex bias suit

A legendary billionaire investor defended his Silicon Valley venture capital firm Tuesday while testifying in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has accused the firm of being an all-boys club where women were denied chances to advance and treated as second-class citizens. John Doerr, a partner at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, took the stand in San Francisco Superior Court in the lawsuit brought by his former chief of staff, Ellen Pao. She alleged that she was denied a promotion at the company because she is a woman and was fired in 2012 after she complained and filed her lawsuit. The case has sparked debate over the treatment of women in the high-tech and venture...

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