Ms. Holzwarth, who described the bar in vivid detail in an
interview with The Information, said she and Mr. Kalanick left
less than an hour after the men in Uber’s group picked some women
to sit with. She doesn’t know what happened after she left.
Mr. Michael’s call prompted her to discuss her concerns with
Uber’s top public relations executive Rachel Whetstone and Mr.
Kalanick, among other people. She described and provided
correspondence of those conversations for this story.
“I’m not going to lie for them,” she said in an interview with The
Information this week. In the interview, she described Mr.
Kalanick as “part of a class of privileged men who have been
taught they can do whatever they want, and now they can.”
She said she wouldn’t have considered speaking publicly had Mr.
Michael not attempted to “silence” her.