Uber’s ‘Karen’ Problem: What DEI Training Is Supposed to Look Like

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While we can all agree that calling a white woman “a Karen” (which is different than someone whose name is Karen) is offensive, and we shouldn’t call women that. But, employees don’t need a presentation–or two–on why they shouldn’t do that.

Bo Young Lee, Uber’s head of diversity, held two events that focused on “diving into the spectrum of the American white woman’s experience” and “the Karen persona.” Predictably, this ruffled feathers, and Uber’s CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, and Chief People Officer, Nikki Krishnamurthy, suspended Lee.

The New York Times reports that. 

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