#FWLGIRLBOSS Sheryl Sandberg , COO, Facebook

The tech industry is taking the world by storm. It’s seems like it’s every other day some device, software or platform is being developed to make our lives easier and more high tech. It’s an industry which is very attractive to investors and has been driving the capital’s economy. Everything is becoming more and more high tech which provides a number of opportunities for entrepreneurs to create the latest piece of technology that will get the public talking. Typically the devices themselves grab all the limelight unless your Tony Stark but in the real world the faces behind these creations often don’t get much recognition as they should for the amount of hard work and efforts they do to put the products to market.

Sheryl Sandberg is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, an activist and author. She was the first woman to serve on Facebook’s board. She was the brains behind Facebook in order to make the social networking site more profitable by using advertising slots to get businesses to invest and benefit from the site. Her work history also includes working for the biggest tech giant Google as their Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations. Sheryl is also the  writer of the book “Lean in” which is a popular one with the girl bosses.

Here you can watch a TED Talk by Sheryl on why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.

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Elizabeth

Elizabeth is a Brands and Communications specialist with a passion to support females in reaching their full potential.

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