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AirTalk asks: How should sexist workplace comments be handled?

BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 14:  People work at computers in the community space of Factory Berlin on July 14, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. Factory Berlin is a commercial space that has sought to attract tech companies and startups and so far has rented out office space to international brands including Uber and Pinterest as well as local startup SoundCloud. It also maintains the community space, which brings together international software and app developers in a work environment meant to foster common creativity. Berlin has succeeded in drawing young tech talent from across Europe and the world and is now hoping to also woo tech startups from London following the uncertainties created by the Brexit vote.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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People work at computers in the community space of Factory Berlin on July 14, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

During a meeting on Tuesday, Uber board member David Bonderman made a disparaging joke about women after Arianna Huffington announced that Wan Ling Martello would be joining the board.

During a meeting on Tuesday, Uber board member David Bonderman made a disparaging joke about women after Arianna Huffington announced that Wan Ling Martello would be joining the board.

Bonderman later resigned following a social media outcry over a leaked recording of the meeting.

While there are plenty of cultural problems remaining for Uber, AirTalk wants to hear from you. How do you navigate sexism in the workplace? Has there ever been a time when you experienced discrimination, say, from someone you report to, or someone who reports to you? What did you do?

Have you ever publicly challenged someone over what you felt was a sexist action? Have you ever privately challenged someone? How do you deal with what is certainly a touchy, but very important, topic?

Guest host Libby Denkmann in for Larry Mantle

Guest:

Ange-Marie Hancock, professor of political science and gender studies at the University of Southern California

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