Time's Up CEO Lisa Borders resigns

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19 Feb 2019

Lisa Borders, CEO of anti-harassment group, Time's Up, resigns

Time's Up is an anti-harassment group that was formed in response to the flood of narratives from survivors that kept pouring in towards the end of 2017 after the floodgates were opened by the #MeToo movement.

Lisa Borders was, until recently, the CEO of this organization but handed in her resignation recently.

This announcement came yesterday.

Read all about it here.

Resignation

Less than four months on the job, Borders resigns

Less than four months on the job, Borders resigns

Borders decided to resign less than four months on the job, due to some family issue.

Notably, the 61-year-old left her position as the President of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) in October and took her position as the CEO of Time's Up.

In her absence, Rebecca Goldman, the Chief Operating Officer, will take charge as interim CEO while looking for a replacement.

Goodbye

Borders bids a touching goodbye to Time's Up

Borders bid goodbye, saying, "As Time's Up continues to grow, I am proud of the work I have done to shepherd its continued development."

"Unfortunately, it is with deep regret that I must resign from Time's Up to address family concerns that require my singular focus. I appreciate the opportunity to support this mission and I hope my efforts will continue to resonate."

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Time's Up is not faltering even without their CEO

Time's Up group released a message saying, "We know that it is the right decision for Lisa as well as the organization. We remain steadfast in our mission to create safe, fair and dignified work for women of all kinds."

Time's Up

A little about Time's Up, the organization that fights injustice

Time's Up initiative was announced on January 1, 2018, following the stream of allegations from women in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

Hollywood heavyweights including Ava DuVernay, Shonda Rhimes and Reese Witherspoon, joined in this, vowing to fight systemic sexual harassment, offering legal aid at all levels.

The group made their presence felt at 2018's Golden Globes with Oprah Winfrey championing their cause.

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What is #MeToo?

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#MeToo is a movement started where several survivors of sexual harassment or assault came forward with their stories to take down predators who leverage their positions of power to harass others.

Who were some of the major names caught in #MeToo?

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Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Woody Allen are some of the major names caught in #MeToo.

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Lisa Borders is 61 years old.

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Borders became the CEO of Time's Up on November 1, 2018.

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