Marissa Mayer (left) and Sheryl Sandberg.(NBC, via AP; AFP/Getty)

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Sheryl Sandberg Defends Marissa Mayer

Slams critics of the Yahoo CEO’s telecommuting ban.

Somewhere in Silicon Valley, Sheryl Sandberg’s humming Aretha Franklin. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has received a lot of backlash lately for her ban on working remotely, but she has at least one ally in her fellow female boss, Sandberg. In a Time interview about the Facebook COO’s new book, Sandberg attacks Mayer’s critics, arguing that she would not be as harshly judged if she were a man. “I think flexibility is important for women and for men,” said Sandberg. “But there are some jobs that are super flexible and some that aren’t.”

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