Will the Ellen Pao Gender Discrimination Trial Change Silicon Valley?
Closing arguments continue Wednesday in the the gender discrimination trial of Ellen Pao vs. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The case has riveted Silicon Valley for the last month. Kleiner Perkins is one of the valley's storied venture capital firms -- it invests in tech startups, and one of its many successes was Google. Ellen Pao is the CEO of the popular website Reddit, and a former VC at Kleiner Perkins before she got axed. Pao claims sexism held her back when getting promotions and pay raises. We talk with Nellie Bowles, a contributor to the online tech site Re/Code.
Families of Disappeared Mexican Students Tour U.S. to Rally Against Corruption
In September, 43 students from a teacher training school in Southern Mexico were disappeared. With all the stories of violence coming out of Mexico, it was this story that touched a nerve with Mexican-Americans in California. Now, classmates and family members of those missing students are traveling across the U.S. to appeal for help, especially from Mexican-Americans.