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A Washington Post headline from last June read as follows: “Move over Sheryl Sandberg, Ivanka Trump’s new book ‘Women Who Work’ is coming out next spring.” Indeed, Ivanka’s new opus is often compared with Sandberg’s 2013 “Lean In.” The verdict goes something like this: If you thought Sandberg represented corporate faux-feminism, you’ve seen nothing. Nothing!
In an interview with USA Today, Sheryl Sandberg, of Facebook fame, admitted that “[i]n terms of women in leadership roles, we are not better off” than four years ago, when her bestselling book “Lean In” was published. Sandberg does not appear to have turned away from the approach the book suggests, namely getting women to be more assertive (careful, but assertive. Her goal is still “that women run half our companies and countries and men run half our homes.” That said, personal experiences — specifically, the sudden death of her husband, Dave Goldberg — led her, she explains to USA Today, to a deeper understanding of single mothers’ challenges.
In the New Yorker, Amy Davidson offers a list of thirteen women who might make strong presidential candidates the next time around. Davidson notes that qualifications in politics are no longer required for the job, thus opening the field to successful people from all professions. Number six on the list is Sheryl Sandberg, who would also, should she run and win, be the first Jewish president. Writes Davidson: “Sandberg is ambitious and talented and a far better businessperson than Donald Trump.”
We have, on the one hand, an Ohio legislator, active in getting an anti-abortion “heartbeat” bill approved, offering the following response, in 2012, to a reporter who’d asked him why he imagines women opt to get abortions: “It’s a question I’ve never even thought about.”
Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, for the first time publicly described the depth of her grief following the death of her husband — at a commencement speech at the University of California, Berkeley.