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Sheryl Sandburg, COO of Facebook, has a new book - Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead - which is generating controversy. Sandburg is on the cover of the March 18 TIME magazine, which discusses "her mission to reboot feminism". This is a conversation TSN Director Roger Bingham had with Sandburg, shown at the opening of a panel he moderated at the Women's Forum in Deauville, France in December 2011.
Sheryl Sandberg sat down with Roger Bingham in advance of the Women's Forum in Deauville 2011 to talk about digital culture and women in science and technology.
Sheryl Sandberg is Chief Operating Officer at Facebook. She oversees the company's business operations including sales, marketing, business development, human resources, public policy and communications. Prior to Facebook, Sheryl was Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google, where she built and managed the online sales channels for advertising and publishing and operations for consumer products worldwide. She was also instrumental in launching Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm. Before Google, Sheryl served as Chief of Staff for the United States Treasury Department under President Bill Clinton where she helped lead the Treasury’s work on forgiving debt in the developing world. Earlier, she was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and an economist with the World Bank. Sheryl received a B.A. summa cum laude in Economics from Harvard University and was awarded the John H. Williams Prize for the top graduating student in economics. She received an MBA with highest distinction from the Harvard Business School. Sheryl serves on the boards of The Walt Disney Company, Starbucks, Women for Women International, the Center for Global Development and V-Day. Sheryl was recently named as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business by Fortune.