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Sheryl Sandberg: Working Moms Need Help from Working Dads

Complete video at: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg reflects on her own experiences as a mother and a woman in the corporate world to call for social change in the work / home balance between men and women. "We all lose because of this (imbalance)," she says. "We limit women's ability to contribute in the workforce and, even more importantly, we limit men's ability to contribute at home." ----- Companies perform better if their female talent is equally integrated, but a decade of data reflects only marginal change in this area. How can we move beyond awareness towards action? In partnership with the World Economic Forum, CNBC hosts this debate focusing on gender parity. - World Economic Forum Sheryl Sandberg joined Facebook in March 2008 as chief operating officer. In this role, she is responsible for Facebooks business operations, including sales, marketing, business development, human resources, public policy, privacy, and communications. Ms. Sandberg joined Facebook after six years at Google, where she served as vice president of Global Online Sales and Operations. In that role, she built and managed Googles online sales channels and managed global operations for Googles consumer products. Ms. Sandberg was also a leader for the companys philanthropic efforts. She created the Google Grants program, which donated over $240 million dollars of advertising to nonprofits worldwide. The Economist called her the unseen driving force behind the creation of, Googles philanthropic arm, where she served as a founding member of the board and led the search for its executive director, Larry Brilliant. Prior to joining Google, Ms. Sandberg was the chief of staff for the United States Treasury Department, where she helped lead its work on forgiving debt in the developing world.
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