• 5 years after Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg's famous book told women to 'lean in,' it appears that advice might do more harm than good

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook 's Sheryl Sandberg famously advocated for women to take charge in the workplace in her 2013 book " Lean In ."
    Recently, a group of Duke University psychology professors conducted studies centering on the idea of women "leaning in" at work.
    They found that, while advising women to "lean in" can empower individuals, the concept can have a subtle but troubling side effect.
    Touting an individual's professional success as the solution to workplace inequality, as opposed to advocating for widespread policy change, puts the onus of achieving gender equality exclusively on women.
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