SUCCESSFUL CAREERS FOR WOMEN: DO WE SABOTAGE OURSELVES?
Interesting thought in how women need to close the ambition gap before we close the achievement gap!
There have been many articles over the years and of late dealing with the issue of women wanting to “have it all” – a career and a family life. So I was extremely excited to find Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer at Facebook’s commencement speech to Barnard College graduates on May 8, 2011, which shed incredible new light on the issue.
Sheryl is 42 years-young and happily married with two kids. In the meantime she’s been Chief of Staff of the U.S. Treasury, Vice President at Google, and now COO at Facebook, where she’s credited with turning the social network from “just another MySpace” into a $104 billion dollar company. (Regardless of your feelings about Facebook,) Sheryl has some extraordinarily insightful things to say to women about sticking with their careers and “having it all.”
Many of us would be happy raising five wonderful kids and spending…
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