NEW YORK (AP) — Time’s Up CEO Tina Tchen resigned Thursday in the wake of revelations that leaders of the sexual harassment victims’ advocacy group suggested former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on find out how to deal with allegations made towards him.
In a press release posted to Twitter, Tchen — the previous chief of workers to Michelle Obama — stated she’s “spent a profession combating for optimistic change for girls” however she wasn’t the precise individual to guide the #MeToo-era group right now.
“I’m particularly conscious that my place on the helm of TIME’S UP has grow to be a painful and divisive point of interest, the place these very ladies and different activists who must be working collectively to battle for change are as an alternative battling one another in dangerous methods,” she wrote.
Tchen’s resignation comes on the heels of the departure of Roberta Kaplan, who stepped down because the chair of the board of administrators Aug. 9.
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