Sheryl Sandberg Forging Female Revolution

    MENLO PARK, CA - JANUARY 15:  Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg greets members of the media prior introducing Graph Search features during a presentation January 15, 2013 in Menlo Park, California. Facebook announced a search function that works within the website and allows users to search content that people have shared with you or is public. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. (Stephen Lam/Getty)

    Sheryl Sandberg champions women—and she is anxious to prove it. With the upcoming release of her new book, Lean In, the Facebook COO hopes to launch a movement that will address and eliminate the obstacles still faced by modern working females. It's a noble quest but leads to a pivotal question: will anyone join her? In The New York Times's review, reporter Jodi Kantor is skeptical. “Even her advisers acknowledge the awkwardness of a woman with double Harvard degrees...a 9,000-square-foot house and a small army of household help urging less fortunate women to look inward and work harder.” Whether or not Sandberg will successfully reach the women she’s targeting is impossible to predict. As the Times points out, it’s a “social experiment” in the making.

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