Within the last week, Uber announced three high-profile women are joining its executive ranks. The timing of these hires coincides with the much-anticipated release of the findings from an investigation into the company's culture conducted by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Uber's board reportedly met this weekend to discuss Holder's recommendations.
While much of the news surrounding Uber has been negative in recent months, these hires are a bright spot. Each woman is a highly regarded change-maker with extensive leadership experience, and it shows the company is making an effort to change. It's exciting, but also worrisome. Will these women face the same glass cliff that other female tech execs have struggled against?