• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

First a goof-up then an apology: Satya Nadella says 'Women should not ask for a raise'

|

Satya Nadella gets bashed up on Twitter
Seattle, Oct 10: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella raised a few eyebrows on Thursday when he was speaking at a three-day conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

Speaking at the event Nadella was asked, how should women get ahead in the tech world to which he replied: "Women in technology should not ask for raises but have faith in system. It is not really about asking for the raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will actually give you the right raises as you go along."

Because that is good karma. It'll come back because somebody is going to know that's the kind of person that I want to trust, he added.

Following his comment, there was a huge uproar on Twitter as many criticised him for his sexist comments-

However hours after being bashed on the net, Nadella apologised for his comments and said that men and women should get equal pay for equal work

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more