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Sheryl Sandberg was born in 1969 in Washington, D.C. Sandberg enrolled at Harvard College and in 1991, graduated summa cum laude with an A.B. in Economics and was awarded the John H. Williams Prize for the top graduating student in economics. She attended Harvard Business School and in 1995 she mostra'n més earned her M.B.A. with highest distinction. After business school, she worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company. From 1996 to 2001, Sandberg served as Chief of Staff to then United States Secretary of the Treasury, Larry Summers, under President Bill Clinton where she helped lead the Treasury¿s work on forgiving debt in the developing world during the Asian financial crisis. She joined Google Inc. in 2001 and served as its Vice President of Global Online Sales & Operations until March 2008. At that time, Facebook announced that Sheryl Sandberg would be hired as the company's COO. In 2011, Sandberg was ranked #5 on "the world's 100 most powerful women" by Forbes magazine. She was named as one of the top 100 influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2012. In March 2013, Sandberg released her first book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, which deals with business leadership and development, issues with the lack of females in government and business leadership positions, and feminism in general. Sandberg is also on the boards of The Walt Disney Company, Women for Women International, and the Center for Global Development and V-Day. She was previously a board member of Starbucks, the Brookings Institution and Ad Council. Her title's Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead and Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy made The New York Times Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

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I thought this was an excellent book. Ms. Sandburg laid out the problems facing women in the workplace comprehensively, and she did not forget to include problems facing men on the opposite side of the coin. The working world clearly has room for improvement, even with the strides that have taken place since women first entered the out-of-the-home work force.

There was very little mention, however, of women without the outstanding support system Ms. Sandburg enjoys. She does acknowledge this, but I think the book would have been better if more well-rounded. She talks about husbands and nannies and flex time, which are usually not available to, for example, a single mother working retail (just to take an example at random...).

She made excellent points about the broader social environment that gives rise to the inequalities in the workplace. Generally no one, she points out, calls little boys "bossy," for example, if they want to direct the play. Girls must push against social expectations from the get-go, hence the title, "Lean In."
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Bookladycma | Hi ha 116 ressenyes més | May 18, 2024 |
le livre devoile des astuces que les femmes pourront mettre en oeuvre pour qu'elles accedent plus au pouvoir et qu'elles beneficient des memes opportunités que les hommes.
 
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Nzita | Hi ha 116 ressenyes més | Mar 7, 2024 |
This book is partly about feminism and partly about working in general. It was a very interesting read, because in a few months I will (probably) start working in a male-dominated field. It is not often that you read a book exactly at the right moment in your life.
I would recommend the Graduate Edition to anyone in their 20s. The original book is supplemented with a letter from Sheryl and a collection of essays from various authors. I thought the essays at the end were at least as valuable as the book. The diversity of stories and voices was especially pleasant to read after reading Sandberg's monologue.… (més)
 
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jd7h | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Feb 18, 2024 |
Yeesh. Some good content, and she tries really hard to understand the plight of the little people, but it is simply too difficult to be in a position of such privilege and then offer sound advice to the rest of us on how to grieve.

Additionally, I don't think she is trying to name drop throughout - being a successful executive at two of the largest of tech companies - but the folks she can lean on are not in the same position to offer support as normal people would have access to.

I'm truly saddened for her loss, and I wish her the best in her life, but the detachment from reality is too much for me.… (més)
 
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travisriddle | Hi ha 28 ressenyes més | Dec 25, 2023 |

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