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Uber is under fire, again, after engineer Susan J. Fowler wrote a scathing account of Uber's indifference to her sexual harassment while working there. Fowler's story highlights a larger system problem with sexism and diversity in the tech industry. In response, Uber has hired former Attorney General Eric Holder to lead an independent investigation into sexual harassment at Uber. Critics question if the investigation will be truly independent. What do you think?

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Eric Holder was hired to lead an independent investigation into sexual harassment at Uber. CEO Travis Kalanick sent a memo to employees announcing the new initiatives to address the allegations.  

First, Eric Holder, former US Attorney General under President Obama, and Tammy Albarran -- both partners at the leading law firm Covington & Burling-- will conduct an independent review into the specific issues relating to the work place environment raised by Susan Fowler, as well as diversity and inclusion at Uber more broadly. Joining them will be Arianna Huffington, who sits on Uber’s board, Liane Hornsey, our recently hired Chief Human Resources Officer, and Angela Padilla, our Associate General Counsel. I expect them to conduct this review in short order.
I believe in creating a workplace where a deep sense of justice underpins everything we do. Every Uber employee should be proud of the culture we have and what we will build together over time. What is driving me through all this is a determination that we take what’s happened as an opportunity to heal wounds of the past and set a new standard for justice in the workplace. It is my number one priority that we come through this a better organization, where we live our values and fight for and support those who experience injustice.
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Uber's critics are skeptical of the investigation's independence. Ariana Huffington, who sits on Uber's board, has a vested interest in making sure this problem goes away for Uber. Holder is a partner at the law firm Covington & Burling, which has previously done work with Uber. Margaret Richardson, Holder's former chief of staff and Covington employee, is on Uber's Safety Advisory board. 

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