6:31 pm, March 6th | by Hillary Reinsberg
This week, President Obama announced he’d be delivering the commencement remarks at Barnard, Columbia University’s all-women’s college. Last year, graduates were treated to Sheryl Sandberg’s words, which became arguably the most over-quoted speech in women’s history. This led us to the question: is Barnard the ultimate commencement speech destination?
11:07 am, February 26th | by Hillary Reinsberg
And here are the other things we learned in the Miami Herald piece on hometown hero Sheryl Sandberg.
8:30 am, January 31st | by Amy Tennery
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg addressed an audience at Davos last week, where she noted the hurdles that women executives face — at WEF and everyday. She also argued that women in power need to get over being ‘likable’: “Little girls are called bossy. Anyone at Davos who as a girl was called bossy? If you got to Davos you were that. I was. Success and likeability are positively correlated for men and negatively correlated for women.”
10:18 am, January 27th | by Hillary Reinsberg
IMF director Christine Lagarde’s sons told her to join Facebook. We learned this and more during a conversation between Lagarde and Sandberg at Davos.
11:49 am, January 25th | by Hillary Reinsberg
There may not be too many women at Davos, but the ones who did make it are getting together for an all-star event. We wonder what they’ll talk about.
6:30 pm, January 16th | by Hillary Reinsberg and Amy Tennery
Clicking through “most powerful” lists is a good deal of fun. It can be at once aspirational, inspiring, and infuriating. But it can also be something else: highly predictable. When it comes to the women who populate these lists, it tends to be the same ones over and over again. For good reason of course! But still, it’s repetitive — whether they’re the token woman thrown in nearly all-male lists or they’re heading up the “top women” lists — these are the ones we can nearly always assume are making the cut.
8:30 am, January 6th | by Nicholas Carlson, Business Insider
Facebook is supposed to IPO at a valuation around $100 billion in the next few months. When that happens, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg will suddenly be one of the richest self-made women in the world.
1:45 pm, December 27th | by Hillary Reinsberg
5:50 pm, December 14th | by Hillary Reinsberg
At least they replaced her with a woman, so the “more women on corporate boards!” police (i.e. us), won’t be going after them.
4:30 pm, December 8th | by Hillary Reinsberg
There’s some news from the West Coast today: Facebook has announced it’s “reorganized” its technical teams, with five new product leads who will report directly to Mark Zuckerberg. Guess what? They’re all dudes!