Tina Tchen resigned Thursday as president and CEO of Time’s Up, an organization that advocates for sexual assault survivors and gender equality, after the group’s leaders were criticized for aiding former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo during his sexual misconduct scandal.
Tchen resigned a few weeks after Roberta Kaplan resigned as chairwoman.
Cuomo resigned as governor after a report by New York Attorney General Letitia James alleged this month that he had sexually harassed multiple women. The report said Cuomo asked the leadership of Time’s Up for help in responding to the claims of Cuomo’s first accuser, Lindsey Boylan.
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SOURCE: NBC News, Tim Fitzsimons