Dating pressure and harassment
"I had experienced a lot of strangers on the internet, calling me a lot of names. It made my confidence go to zero," Whitney, now Bumble's CEO, told CNNMoney.
"I really felt completely lost and scared, and I felt like I had lost a piece of my identity.
The task force has suggested the uniform policy prohibiting sexual harassment be modeled after the one already in place within the Division of Administration.
It also recommends a separate policy to ban discrimination and harassment. John Bel Edwards created the task force in December under pressure from state lawmakers after harassment claims were made against Johnny Anderson, a key aide in the governor's office who resigned in December.
The employer can't decide whether to believe the employee but must take him or her at their word.
In fact, as an HR staff person, one of the most common requests that will occur when you are approached by an employee to talk is that they want to tell you something but you must first promise to keep it confidential.
Anderson has a history of sexual harassment allegations dating back to 2006, when he worked for then-Gov.
Kathleen Blanco and was chairman of the Southern University System Board of Supervisors.
In those agencies where some policy exists, the training is only "suggested." The task force was asked to provide guidance ahead of the Louisiana Legislature's regular session, when lawmakers will be asked to make the new policy and training required by law.
The app also has a component for people looking for friends.
A networking section for professionals will launch this fall.
She set out to create a women-only app that could be a place where users could exchange compliments with each other -- no negativity allowed.
At about this time she connected with Andrey Andreev, the CEO of social networking site Badoo.