After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg feared that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. Her friend Adam Grant, a psychologist at Wharton, told her there are concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound.
Option B, out today, combines Sheryl’s personal insights from her journals with Adam’s eye-opening research on finding strength in the face of... View details ⇨
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon – despite attempts to stop her as she ran. "I knew I had to finish the race, because no one would believe women could do it unless I did,” Switzer said. “I had to finish the race no matter what."
50 years later, Switzer is returning to Boston to run the marathon one more time. She's proudly wearing the... View details ⇨
No one is born with a fixed amount of resilience. It’s a muscle you can grow.
Today, the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation – the team behind Lean In – is launching OptionB.Org to help people build resilience in the face of adversity. You’ll find stories of people who have faced all kinds of challenges and a space to share your own. You can explore educational materials on how... View details ⇨
Gender equality is critical for organizations that want to perform at the highest levels, and it requires paying women and men fairly for their work. Here are four steps companies can take to close the gender pay gap. #20PercentCounts
Always proud to support our friends at Levo League as they encourage women to #Ask4More.
Check out their pieces on getting what you want out of your career, why negotiating is non-negotiable, and more. Their advice will help you #Ask4More not just for your salary, but in every part of your life. #LeanIn
"The fact that women on average are paid 20% less than men negatively impacts their lives every single day. The average woman could pay for 78 more weeks of groceries or almost a year’s more rent if she earned what the average man does. That doesn’t just hurt women—it hurts their families too."
Don't miss our President Rachel Thomas' piece on equal pay and how women, men and companies across... View details ⇨
Today is #EqualPayDay. On average, women in the U.S. had to work all of 2016 plus this far into 2017 to catch up to what men earned last year.
The gender pay gap penalizes women who work hard every day. It hurts our families, our businesses, and our communities. If the pay gap were closed, the number of working women living in poverty would be cut in half.
On average, women in the U.S. are paid 20% less than men. If you break the pay gap down by race and ethnicity, it is even worse: Black women are paid 37% less and Hispanic women are paid 46% less than white men.
Tomorrow on Equal Pay Day (April 4), we are joining forces with LUNA, Lyft, P&G, Salesforce and hundreds of businesses in 25 U.S. cities to offer 20% discounts or special offers to... View details ⇨
NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson just completed her eighth spacewalk, the most ever completed by a female astronaut. She has been in space for over 500 days, which is the longest time any woman has spent away from Earth. #LeanIn
"Nothing comes before my daughter and my wife." When Jrue Holiday's wife Lauren was five months pregnant, she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Jrue took a leave of absence from the New Orleans Pelicans to be by her side.
In this video, he shares why being 50/50 partners is so important for their marriage and their family. #LeanInTogether
Today we're kicking off our third season of #LeanInTogether with the NBA! #LeanInTogether is about the important role men play in creating an equal world.
Reaching equality isn't just good for women — it benefits us all. Children with active fathers are healthier, happier, and more successful. Men who are 50/50 partners have stronger marriages. And diverse teams at work produce better... View details ⇨