Posts tagged "sheryl sandberg"

Soledad O’Brien Tells The Media To Stop Calling Protestors “Thugs”

Bless Soledad O’Brien for having the guts to say to her colleagues in media that their insistence on using the word “thug(s)” to describe protestors (even so-called “violent” ones) is both lazy and

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 6, 2015 - 5:30 pm

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

#Problematic: Cinderella’s Liquid Diet, Sheryl Sandberg’s #LeanInTogether & Kelly Clarkson’s Comeback

Happy first Saturday of women’s history month, readers. I hope it finds you flush with enough gender equality memes to make your conservative second cousin unfollow you on Instagram. In…

Chloe Stillwell | March 7, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: Sheryl Sandberg’s #LeanInTogether Campaign Erases My Family

Sheryl Sandberg’s new #LeanInTogether campaign makes me want to lean out and run as far away as I can from her brand of “feminism” as fast as my feet will carry me.

Katie Klabusich | March 6, 2015 - 1:00 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

Pantene Takes Down Sexist Stereotypes In One-Minute Commercial

Whoever is responsible for conceptualizing Pantene advertisements in the Philippines got it really, really right in this minute-long spot. Given that this is a commercial intended to sell haircare products,…

Rachel Krause | December 10, 2013 - 3:30 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

On “Leaning In” While Black

Here’s blogger Tami Winfrey Harris on Sheryl Sandberg and “leaning in” while black. [In These Times]
Current students at Dartmouth are warning prospective students about violence against women…

Jessica Wakeman | April 23, 2013 - 6:30 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

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Gives Harvard Business School 2012 Commencement Address

There’s many commencement addresses delivered each year by celebrities, but too few of them are delivered by crazy-successful businesswomen who have us hanging on their every word. Facebook’s COO Sheryl…

Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg On Women Underestimating Themselves In The Workplace

“We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not looked over and ignored…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2011 - 4:40 pm