Lean In at MIT

Published in MIT News on November 5, 2013, by Global Education and Career Development

On Oct. 28, more than 120 MIT students, faculty, and staff gathered for “Lean In Women of MIT”: a live broadcast of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, who called for college women across the world to “lean in” — advocate for themselves as business leaders and to think big.

Sandberg shared her story of success in a world where, she said, men still primarily run companies and the world. After her wildly popular 2010 Ted Talk “Why we have too few women leaders,” Sandberg wrote the bestseller “Lean In,” which centered on how women can achieve their goals. Her Lean In Foundation furthers the message in her book.

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