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Topic: Sheryl Sandberg

What We Learned About Mark Zuckerberg From His Candid Talk With Users He's not cool and not into appletinis

Mark Zuckerberg finally admitted it: He's not cool, and he never built Facebook to be cool or meet girls. Oh, and he never heard of an apple martini before the…

November 6, 2014, 7:07 PM EST

How Ads That Empower Women Are Boosting Sales and Bettering the Industry Advertising Week panel spotlights 'fem-vertising'

They have become some of the most popular and polarizing ads in recent years. And despite the negative commentary, despite the trolling, despite all the anonymous sneering, advocates say these…

October 3, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

PayPal's David Marcus Will Lead Mobile Messaging at Facebook Social giant's messaging app claims 200 million monthly users

PayPal president David Marcus has left to steer mobile messaging at Facebook. Facebook claims that its standalone messaging app, called Messenger, is now used by more than 200 million people monthly.…

June 9, 2014, 6:28 PM EDT

Sheryl Sandberg: Rethinking Marketing to Women Marketers have the opportunity to speak to women in ways that debunk stereotypes

One Presidents’ Day, when my daughter was five, I was teaching her a song that includes the names of all the presidents. When we got to the end, she asked,…

June 8, 2014, 8:11 PM EDT

Snapchat CEO Apologizes for 'Idiotic' Emails From Frat Days Says they don't reflect his views on women

Snapchat’s CEO Evan Spiegel has apologized after a series of emails from his college days revealed insensitive statements regarding women. Gawker’s Valleywag published Spiegel’s e-mails from when he was a…

May 28, 2014, 3:33 PM EDT

Sprinklr, Showered In Money, Plans IPO Will go public in Q2 2015 after raising another $40 million

Sprinklr plans to go public by second quarter 2015, a source close to the situation told Adweek. The New York City-based company this week announced a $40 million fundraising round led…

May 1, 2014, 6:09 PM EDT

How to Make 'Ban Bossy' Less Polarizing: Actually Ask Young Girls What They Think Kids finally get their say

Sheryl Sandberg's Ban Bossy campaign has sparked some interesting and often heated debate in recent weeks, practically swamping my Twitter feed with hashtags ranging from #bossy and #banbossy to #dontbanbossy…

March 31, 2014, 10:21 AM EDT

A Candid Conversation With 5 Women Leaders of Advertising and Media The triumphs and trials of smashing the ceiling

Two years ago, Anne-Marie Slaughter wrote a provocative essay in The Atlantic called “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.” The piece, which sparked a national debate about the impossibilities…

March 30, 2014, 8:57 PM EDT

Celebs Join Sheryl Sandberg's Campaign to Stop Calling Girls 'Bossy' Lean In still sparks debate a year after publication

For all of Lean In's strongly phrased criticisms of the modern corporate world, author Sheryl Sandberg still seems to spark the most debate with one seemingly innocuous opinion: We shouldn't…

March 10, 2014, 5:02 PM EDT

Getty Images, Sheryl Sandberg Team Up to Make Stock Photos of Women More Empowering The Lean In Collection

I just did a search for "working woman" on a popular stock photography site, and got photos of women in pantsuits wielding brick-sized cellphones, photos of women pouting sexily while…

February 11, 2014, 9:33 AM EST

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