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— In 2017, news of sexual harassment problems at Uber made national headlines and investigations led to the ousting of the company’s leader. Since then, a spotlight has shone on sexual harassment in the tech industry and startup community. The woman who came forward with her story at Uber was Susan Fowler. Fowler will be talking about her experience and her book, Whistleblower: My Journey To Silicon Valley And Fight For Justice At Uber, at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 at The Great Hall in Seattle.

— News of a new startup or a company landing big funding are almost a daily occurrence in Seattle. But what exactly makes Seattle a great place for startups? A panel discussion called The Seattle Startup Engine organized by The New York Times as part of its TimesTalks series will try to answer that question. Moderated by Karen Weise, technology correspondent for The New York Times, the panel will feature executives from Redfin, The Riveter, Convoy and Code.org. The event takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 26 at Block 41.

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