March 5, 2013 |
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead" doesn't officially publish until next week, but it has already stirred controversy across the media, rallying both critics and defenders to its cause, and resulting in a backlash to the backlash. The book, which Sandberg describes as "a sort of feminist manifesto," discusses the need for more women in powerful positions. As Sandberg writes, “A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes.
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.
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
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July 6, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO -- Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, had been scheduled to be on the Asiana Airlines plane that crashed at San Francisco International Airport but switched flights at the last moment. Sandberg said on her Facebook page that she was originally scheduled to fly on Asiana Airlines from Seoul to San Francisco, but decided to change flights to United Airlines so she could use frequent-flier miles for the tickets for her family, who were accompanying her. “Taking a minute to be thankful,” Sandberg wrote.
June 26, 2012 |
SAN FRANCISCO — Sheryl Sandberg has become the first woman to join the board of Facebook Inc. The Menlo Park, Calif., company announced Monday that Sandberg, its chief operating officer and one of the country's best-known female executives, would be the eighth member of what until now has been an all-boys club. "Sheryl has been my partner in running Facebook and has been central to our growth and success over the years," Mark Zuckerberg, the company's founder and chief executive, said in a written statement.