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He´s already apologize

Microsoft CEO says to the women, ´Do not ask for a raise generates good karma´


The statements of the CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, on the wage gap between men and women within your company have sparked controversy in social networks. In an event, Nadella said he did not ask for a raise generating a "good karma" women, a comment that did not please the public and soon noted his reaction on Twitter.
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 Last Thursday was held on Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Arizona (USA) conference that honors women in the world of computers and new technologies in honor of the first woman scientist industry, Grace Murray Hopper. The event was attended as a guest of Microsoft CEO who does not go down too well after making offensive comments that discredited the professional work of the female gender in a crowded scene of women.

In a relaxed conversation that lasted over an hour, the interviewer Maria Klave posed a question to the CEO requesting tips for women who are interested in advancing your career, but do not feel comfortable with asking for a raise.

Nadella said that "in reality, is not asking for a raise but to know and have faith that the system as this will give the increase goes on." "Women do not ask for increases have a super power, because failure to demand higher generates good karma and that´s the kind of people that I trust."

This controversial rejection response elicited from the audience both inside and outside. Social networks like Twitter started making visible their discomfort and complained Nadella statement.

A statement to apologize
The CEO rectified immediately and issued a statement in which he attempted to clarify the misinterpretation of his words ensuring that men and women should receive equal pay for equal work. "But he certainly support programs Microsoft and industry to bring more women into the technology sector and close the wage gap." Said that he wanted to attend the Grace Hopper Conference to learn and, of course, learned a lesson, "he said.

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