Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley: Exploring the Social Dynamics of the Epidemic

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Recent allegations of sexual harassment in Silicon Valley are just the tip of the iceberg. More women are speaking to journalists, and male investors/executives are feeling the pressure to resign their posts. However, calls for signing a Code of Conduct or ramping up Diversity Trainings or shaming the perpetrators will not amount to much long-term behavior or perception change. To effectively manage crises, people must acknowledge the underlying forces that lead to harassment and learn to navigate their social environments effectively. This video explores the causes and potential solutions to prevent harassment from spiraling into crises.

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