Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and chief financial officer David Wehner will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San Francisco March 2. The session featuring Sandberg and Wehner is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. PT/1:15 p.m. ET, and it will be Webcast and available for replay via Facebook’s investor-relations page.
High-profile promotions like those of Marissa Mayer to CEO at Yahoo, and Sheryl Sandberg to COO at Facebook, suggest that a critical mass of women have found a place in the computer technology industry. In fact, women remain significantly underrepresented in the high-skill jobs in America's computer technology sector. Show More Summary
Facebook announced Tuesday that it now has more than 2 million active advertisers, and the social network launched its Ads Manager application for iOS. Chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg announced during the company’s second-quarter-2014...Show More Summary
The company hit the milestone Tuesday
It's been one year since Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In organization partnered with Getty Images to create the Lean In Collection, which hoped to replace the tired, often sexist stock imagery used by countless media outlets (including this one) with photos that are more diverse, more modern, and less stereotyped. The New York Times described it at the launch:
Is e-mail dead? Facebook thinks so. June 20, 2010 Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, says e-mail is dead and online communication - such as Facebook, will take its place. At Nielsen 360, she gave the keynote, which you can watch below: Link to original post
New York Times: Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee, by Adam Grant (Wharton) & Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook): This is the sad reality in workplaces around the world: Women help more but benefit less from it. In keeping with deeply held gender stereotypes, we expect men to be ambitious and results-oriented,...
So delighted that Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant explored a key problem women face at work: the office housework. I'll just add a few words to flesh out the issue. What's office housework? There are two kinds: literal housework, and work that's important--but undervalued. Planning parties and picking up cups. Show More Summary
Quartz asks: Since at least 2013, Facebook has been making noises about connecting the entire world to the internet. But even Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s operations head, admits that there are Facebook users who don’t know they’re on the internet. So is Facebook succeeding in its goal if the people it is connecting have no idea […]
You can appoint yourself chief cupcake officer at work, but according to a slew of studies and management experts, it won’t get you a promotion. The latest installment of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s New York Times series with Adam Grant is about office housework: the team-building, morale-boosting work that’s not... More »
For all its cutting-edge innovation, tech remains a male-dominated industry — a reality Sheryl Sandberg knows well. Before she joined Facebook as its Chief Operating Officer in 2008, the 45-year-old author and mother of two worked at Google for nearly seven years as vice president of Global Online Sales and Operations. Show More Summary
Only 18% of computer science majors are women. To help fix this “funnel problem” and balance the genders in tech, Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In project is starting a “CS&E Chapter”. Potential and current women in computer science and engineering can join the chapter to connect with each other for advising and support. Lean In’s CS&E Chapter is a… Read More
Whether you like Sheryl Sandberg or not, there is one thing she got right. She encouraged women to be extremely choosy when it comes to selecting a spouse. Sandberg writes, “I truly believe that the single most important career decision...Show More Summary
Despite previous initiatives designed to diversify the models used in stock photography (including an effort by LeanIn's Sheryl Sandberg), most stock photo services still depict white, young, and conventionally attractive women as the default--but not SheStock.
California AG Kamala D. Harris and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to speak at Safer Internet Day In 2004, a project of the European Commission launched "Safer Internet Day," which became an annual event held on the second Tuesday of February. Show More Summary
My first blog for Huffington Post was linked to the launch of Sheryl Sandberg's book Lean In so it feels fitting to write a post about Power Through Partnership: How Women Lead Better Together, by Betsy Polk and Maggie Ellis Chotas.Show More Summary
Facebook held its fourth-quarter and full-year-2014 earnings call after market close Wednesday, and advertising was obviously a major focus, with the social network reporting a record $3.59 billion in ad revenue for the quarter, 69 percent...Show More Summary
Chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and other Facebook executives have often discussed the need to track conversions, and not just clicks, and the social network took a significant step in that direction with Tuesday’s announcement that...Show More Summary
Thanks to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and her mega-bestselling book, Lean In, the gender-disparity debate has been front and center for years now in Silicon Valley. But another executive believes she is taking that concept one step further with her own organization, Upward. Her take: focus a...
"No industry or country can reach its full potential until all women reach their full potential. And this is especially true in science and technology, where women with a surplus of talent still face a deficit of opportunity."