Tag Archive: Sheryl Sandberg

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    by Angie Chang

    Tech Women in 2013 TIME 100, Because Software is Eating the World

    What do the 100 most influential people in the world, as named by TIME magazine, have in common? Impact.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    TIME magazine’s annual 100 list of the world’s most influential people is out. Each individual is described in accolades by another influential person in a postcard moment.

    Here are some notable women in tech in the TIME 100, as described by another TIME-worthy notable individual:

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    by Angie Chang

    How Mindfulness is Helping Me Lean In

    Observe the voice in your head that says, “You’re lucky to get your first job offer, you should accept it before they realize you’re a fraud,” detach from that self-doubt and instead tell yourself, “Only 3% of women negotiate for a better first offer, I’m going to be part of the 3.1%”.

    By Fiona O’Donnell-McCarthy (Strategy & Business Development Lead, ModCloth)

    Did any of the stories from Lean In resonate with you? While I view myself as a go-getter, a girl that can, “play by boys rules,” the psychological patterns and social biases that hold women back have certainly appeared in my career.

    Sheryl Sandberg gave voice to the struggles I’ve faced as a young professional:

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    by Jessica Stillman

    Are Many Female Execs Bad Role Models?

    Female execs in finance fear they haven’t done enough to make their industry more friendly to women, reports the New York Times. Could the same be said of tech?

    By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)

    It’s wonderful when women reach the top of traditionally male-dominated industries, but do they have a responsibility to make the climb easier for the women coming up after them?

    That’s the question posed in a recent New York Times DealBook piece

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    by Angie Chang

    Shame On Those Queen Bees?

    An essay in The Wall Street Journal recycled a tired trope: “queen bees” in the office are making the lives of other women a living hell.

    By Joan C. Williams (Author, The New Girls’ Network) & Katherine Ullman (Program Associate, Center for WorkLife Law)

    An essay this month in The Wall Street Journal recycled a tired trope: “queen bees” in the office are making the lives of other women a living hell. We’ve heard this before. Powerful women are just grown up high school “mean girls” chipping away at the self-confidence of the women who work with and for them.

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    by Jessica Stillman

    Winning Warmly: 3 Ways Women Negotiators Can and Do Lean In Well

    The sad reality is that women often pay a social cost for negotiating hard. A professor of negotiation offers three tips to overcome this double standard and ensure you get a good deal. 

    By Seth Freeman (Adjunct Professor of Negotiation & Conflict Management, Columbia Business School & NYU Stern School of Business)

    Years before I met her, a student of mine got an offer for a promotion. It would mean more status and more hours. Her boss said money was tight, so he could only offer her $5,000 more. She accepted. Months later, exhausted, she had a conversation with several peers. “We were surprised you took the offer,” they said. “Everyone knows you’re much better than the guy you replaced, and he and we are making $60,000 more than you.”

    As a negotiation professor, that story makes me particularly angry.

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    by Angie Chang

    When a Billionaire Launches a Grassroots Revolution

    Maureen Dowd bitingly referred to her the “PowerPoint Pied Piper in Prada ankle boots. Then the anti-Sandberg pendulum swung in the opposite direction, with the likes of Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO, calling the book recommended reading for CEOs.

    By Leah Eichler (Founder, Femme-O-Nomics)

    No good deed goes unpunished is a lesson that Sheryl Sandberg has learned over the last few weeks leading up to the release on Monday of her self-proclaimed feminist manifesto, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead. In remarkable waves, media

  7. at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in Laguna Niguel, CA.
    by Jessica Stillman

    Another Reason to Lean In: Other Women Will Thank You

    A discussion of Sheryl Sandberg’s new book brings up another, less often mentioned reason for women to be bold in their ambitions — you’ll speed cultural change and improve the lives of female leaders.  

    By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)

    It’s Sheryl Sandberg mania out there as the release of Lean In, the new book by the Facebook COO/aspiring feminist icon, generates a media feeding frenzy. She’s on the cover of Time, in nearly every publication (including this one) and appeared on 60 Minutes:

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    by Angie Chang

    Sheryl Sandberg Hopes Women Lean In And Men… Man Up? (How Men Can Support The Women’s Movement)

    How to help men help women succeed in business and life.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has certainly sparked discussion with her new book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, released this week. Amidst the debate of whether she should or can lead the next generation of young women to become ambitious leaders, I dread the never-ending onus criticism of women. Now what about the men who want to support, and can support, women as leaders?