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Lean In

Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

By Sheryl Sandberg
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Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

Through a combination of entertaining anecdotes, solid data and practical advice, Lean In (2013) examines the prevalence of and reasons for gender inequality both at home and at work. It encourages women to lean into their careers by seizing opportunities and aspiring to leadership positions, as well calling on both men and women to acknowledge and remedy the current gender inequalities.

  • Anyone interested in understanding and remedying inequality at work
  • Anyone who struggles with the challenges and expectations of combining a career with family
  • Anyone – female or male – looking for solid career advice

Sheryl Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook and formerly a vice president at Google as well as the chief of staff of US Secretary of the Treasury, Larry Summers. In 2011, she was ranked the fifth most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

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