First Nadella: Women shouldn’t ask for raises. Second Nadella: Yes they should

Bottom line: I can’t help but believe that what Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella first said about women asking for pay raises – that  they shouldn’t do it – is what Nadella actually believes and that his attempts to take it back are simply damage control.

Granted, it’s impossible to know for sure what someone else actually believes, but the two viewpoints Nadella expressed mere hours apart yesterday would seem impossible to reconcile.

Appearing at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Nadella was asked for his advice to women who are not comfortable asking for a raise.

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Network World Paul McNamara