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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has instructed chief human resources officer Liane Hornsey to conduct an “urgent investigation” after reading a former engineer’s account of harassment during her time at the ride share company.
In a post on her personal site, onetime Uber SRE (site reliability engineer) Susan Fowler detailed alleged incidents of sexual harassment and issues with the company’s human resources team when she tried to report the treatment, as well as other supposed incidents of gender bias at the company.