In a recent interview published in the Wall Street Journal, Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg discussed, among other things, the role of gender in the modern workplace. The interview was conducted by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher of All Things Digital. Women and Work MR. MOSSBERG: There are a lot of industries and there are a lot of different governments and social structures that have a gender imbalance, but what about tech? MS. SANDBERG: The industry numbers range from 11% to 21%, but basically every industry has the same problem. People think it is tech or finance; it is not. [...]
For this week's Fall Through the Cracks Friday we're taking a bit of a different approach. Instead of highlighting something funny, off beat or simply strange we instead decided to share a video from Ted.com (one of our favorite and regular FTTCF sources) featuring Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg addressing the issue of women in leadership roles in industry. If you're a member of the PLUS Foundation Women's Leadership Network group on LinkedIn you may have already seen this, but it is worth sharing again. Enjoy the video, and have a great holiday week!