March 10, 2014 |
Beyonce has joined a roster of powerful women -- including Jennifer Garner, Diane von Furstenberg, and Condoleezza Rice -- who are supporting Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In organization, which works to empower women. Bey has made an ad for the organization discouraging the use of the word "bossy" to describe ambitious women -- "I'm not bossy; I'm the boss," she says. [The Cut] Model Stacy Keibler -- George Clooney's former girlfriend -- married tech entrepreneur Jared Pobre in Mexico over the weekend.
June 25, 2012 |
Sheryl Sandberg has become the first woman to join the board of Facebook, the Menlo Park, Calif., company said Monday. The world's most popular social network had come under fire for not having female representation on its seven-member board of directors. Most of its 901 million users are women, and its second-in-command, Sandberg, is one of the country's best-known female executives. On Monday, Sandberg, who also sits on the board of Walt Disney Co., became the eighth member of the board.
April 26, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook executives leaned in to some big payouts in 2012. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg received $26.2 million in compensation, making her the highest-paid executive at the giant social network for the second straight year. Sandberg earned $25.6 million in stock awards, a salary of $321,128 and a $276,730 bonus, according to a proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Friday. That was a slight decline from nearly $31 million the year before.
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August 21, 2013 |
SACRAMENTO -- Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg preached her gospel of "leaning in" to California's female lawmakers Wednesday, saying that having more women in government is key to advancing gender equality. Sandberg, whose book "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead" looks at the dearth of women leaders in the corporate world, noted in a speech to the California Women's Legislative Caucus that there was a similar lack of female leaders in the political sphere. "How grateful I am for the women here who have run for office, who are serving ... because you inspire women all over the world and the state," Sandberg said.
January 24, 2014 |
"Lean In," the bestselling nonfiction book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg about the dearth of women leaders in the corporate world and what can be done about it, is on its way to the big screen. Sony Pictures has obtained film rights to "Lean In" and tapped Nell Scovell, who helped Sandberg pen the book, to write the script, Deadline reports . Scovell is also a veteran TV writer and director whose credits include "Murphy Brown," "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" and "Monk.
May 4, 2013 |
There isn't much David Goldberg, 44, hasn't already done. At 26 he sold his first start-up, Launch Media, for $12 million to Yahoo. Goldberg then served as general manager of Yahoo Music, and later left to work at Benchmark Capital as entrepreneur in residence. In 1999 he acquired a fledgling online survey company called SurveyMonkey and grew it into a billion-dollar business. He also happens to be married to Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, whom Forbes declared to be one of the most powerful women in the world.