Washington Post reports sexual harassment and groping occurred at Vancouver TED conference

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      What happens when a bunch of millionaires, the occasional billionaire, and various high achievers get together for some educational and inspirational speeches?

      At Vancouver's TED Talks in April, it resulted in a few cases of groping and sexual harassment, according to a report in the Washington Post.

      “We did hear from a small number of women attendees at TED2017 about harassment," TED said in a statement to the U.S. newspaper. "As a result, two men were immediately disinvited and won’t be returning.”

      Nobody was named in the statement.

      The annual meetings of the global elite are owned by the Sapling Foundation, which was created by TED founder Chris Anderson.

      Among this year's speakers were Bollywood screen legend Shah Rukh Khan, Pope Francis (by video), and former FOX News anchor Gretchen Carlson.

      Carlson sued former FOX News CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment and has since become an outspoken voice on this issue.

      You can see her speech below.

      Gretchen Carlson called 2017 a watershed year in the fight against workplace sexual harassment.