METRO SCENE – Facebook’s Sandberg discusses gender inequality at Howard U, launches initiative

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, chief operating officer of Facebook and bestselling author Sheryl Sandberg visited Howard University’s School of Business to discuss gender inequality in the workplace and beyond.  This topic was recently laid out in her book, “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.”

Sandberg advanced the conversation on closing the gender gap while announcing that Howard would be the launch site for her LeanIn.org campus initiative, aimed at creating gender equality.  The COO whose book encourages women to “lean in” and be confident as they pursue their goals, told the audience that gender inequalities between men and women exist not only in the corporate world, but also in the home.  She says this impacts the different opportunities presented to each gender.

“Believe it or not, men still run the world.  White men run the world and I’m just not sure that’s going that well,” Sandberg said at the start of her speech.

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