The $1.6 Billion Woman, Staying on Message

To some, Ms. Sandberg seems to suggest that women should just work harder while failing to acknowledge that most people haven’t had all the advantages that she’s had.

“I’m a huge fan of her accomplishments and think she’s a huge role model in some ways, but I think she’s overly critical of women because she’s almost implying that they don’t have the juice, the chutzpah, to go for it,” said Sylvia Ann Hewlett, president of the Center for Talent Innovation, a research organization on work-life policy, and director of the Gender and Policy Program at Columbia University.

This reminded me a conversation I had years ago in regard to a prolific Yale Chinese history author/professor whose wife is an author too. The explanation of not seeing HER books on the selves is partly because she cooks and cleans at home too, the mundane of a normal household.

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