Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Sheryl Kara Sandberg
Born: August 28, 1969, in Washington, D.C., USA
- American businesswoman.
- Chief operating officer of Facebook (as of August 2013).
- First woman to serve on Facebook's board (2012).
- Former Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google.
- Former chief of staff for the United States Secretary of the Treasury.
- Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead (2013).
Honors and awards
- Named in the Time 100, Time Magazines annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world (2012).
- Ranked one of the 50 "Most Powerful Women in Business" by Fortune Magazine (2010).
- Named one of the "25 Most Influential People on the Web" by Business Week (2009).
- John H. Williams Prize for the top graduating student in economics (1991).
"I want to tell any young girl out there who's a geek, I was a really serious geek in high school. It works out. Study harder."