Posts tagged "lean in"

Sheryl Sandberg’s Husband David Goldberg Dies Suddenly At Age 47

David Goldberg, the tech executive who founded the company Survey Monkey and husband of Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg died suddenly at the age of 47 on Friday.

Katrin Higher | May 3, 2015 - 9:30 am

76 Percent Of Ferguson Residents Are At The Mercy Of A Racist Police Force

The most shocking finding from the DOJ report on Ferguson is that more than 75 percent of Ferguson residents have standing arrest warrants.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 16, 2015 - 4:36 pm

On Jessica Williams, “Imposter Syndrome,” Leaning In & Why It’s Okay To Say “That’s Not For Me”

Over the last seven-and-a-half years, I’ve told The Frisky’s “origin story” more times than I can count, and almost always in the same way, whether I’m talking to our company’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 18, 2015 - 4:48 pm

On Femininity Vs. Masculinity In The Workplace

Could it be that plain old mental habit is the reason for gender inequality at work? According to consultant and former businesswoman Caroline Turner, that’s pretty much what it comes…

Claire Hannum | June 11, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Sinead O’Connor’s New Album Is Called I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss, Inspired By Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Ban Bossy’ Campaign

I will be #TeamSineadOConnor forever. Sinead’s a bad-ass feminist thriving in the music industry from way, way back. So much so, in fact, that she’s named her upcoming album, I’m Not Bossy,

Jessica Wakeman | June 3, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Adorable Little Girls Explain What “Bossy” Means To Them and the Girl Scouts’ campaign to ban the word “bossy” certainly has good intentions. The word “bossy” is often used as a negative term to describe girls and women who…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 26, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Beyonce Leans In, Appears In PSA To Ban The Word “Bossy”

I am decisively “meh” on Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In foundation and its focus on a feminist movement driven by/benefiting capitalism, but I can get behind their latest PSA campaign to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 10, 2014 - 11:20 am

Lean In & Getty Team Up For More Feminist Stock Photography

Getty Images is teaming up with, the nonprofit run by Sheryl Sandberg, to improve the types of images of women and families available in stock photography. THANK GOD.

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2014 - 6:30 pm

bell hooks Leans In On Lean In

Mass media (along with [Sheryl] Sandberg) is telling us that by sheer strength of will and staying power, any woman so inclined can work hard and climb the corporate ladder…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 28, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Living Between The Corporate Glass Ceiling & The “Sticky Floor” Of Fast Food Work

Most of talk around women in the workplace of late has been of the Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In variety. Women, argues Sandberg’s book, can break through the so-called glass ceiling by…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Lean In Asks, What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?

What would you do if you weren’t afraid? That’s what, the organization established by Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In: Women, Work And The Will To Lead, wants…

Jessica Wakeman | May 30, 2013 - 9:40 am

Huh? Good Men Project Founder Calls NY Times Piece On The Benefits Of Paternity Leave An “Attack On Dads-At-Large”

Last week, The New York Times published a fairly straight forward news piece on the bountiful array of studies conducted here and in other parts of the world that suggest that offering…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 8, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Why Feminism Must Be About More Than Careerism, “Leaning In,” And The Glass Ceiling

There’s been a lot of discussion as of late about Sheryl Sandberg‘s bourgeois and somewhat apolitical version of feminism, Lean In. It seems like everywhere I look, the feminist discourse has been…

The Gloss | April 5, 2013 - 12:50 pm

Top CEO Admits Unfairness To Women In The Workplace, Vows Change

No, that’s not the headline of an Onion article. It’s proof that sometimes people can admit they’ve done wrong and try to change it. Case in point: Cisco CEO John…

Julie Gerstein | March 15, 2013 - 12:40 pm