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EXCLUSIVE: Read the email MailChimp sent to employees denying allegations of bias after a top engineer quit

EXCLUSIVE: Read the email MailChimp sent to employees denying allegations of bias after a top engineer quit


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MailChimp engineer Kelly Ellis quit this week, accusing the company of "sexism and bullying."




MailChimp said it "thoroughly and independently investigated" and found her claim "unsubstantiated."




Read the full email that MailChimp sent to employees denying Ellis' allegations.




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Former MailChimp engineer Kelly Ellis announced her resignation on Wednesday in a series of tweets, accusing the company of gender discrimination and harassment on her way out the door.Ellis said she faced "sexism and bullying" and that she discovered her salary was lower than her male counterparts.A day later, MailChimp told employees it had "thoroughly and independently investigated the allegations" Ellis had raised and "found them to be unsubstantiated."In an email Thursday, MailChimp chief people and culture officer Robin White said the company has taken various steps over the years to make its hiring, promotion, and pay processes less biased, including hiring an outside consulting firm, Aon Radford, to conduct a pay equity study.
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