Sheryl Sandberg Creates 'Lean In' Circles Across US

Facebook COO and Disney director is encouraging women not to let family life derail careers.
2:08 | 03/19/13

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Sheryl Sandberg. Leave and has created a firestorm. Of debate. I think there's this sense -- been attacked she has a billion dollars so it's easy for her to have a -- staff women all across the country are talking about it. But this week the conversation has gone one step further. A -- a cover story in New York magazine about women choosing to lean back feminists who decide to stay home with their children. One woman in the article says. I want my daughter to be able to do anything she wants but they also want to say have a career that you could walk away from at the drop of the hat. Look for those wanting to stay in the job market. Sandberg tells me she believes women hold themselves back. -- held back by institutional barriers lack of flexibility. But we're also held back by -- within ourselves. We're held back by the fact that we continue to do the majority in the -- -- child care. I AM she believes by creating -- in circles women can empower each other to push past their insecurities. Elizabeth Vargas spoke to -- about this last week. How they work like a book content cost. Coming together to decide what their dreams are and -- each -- and I -- all the -- And that date is -- twenty -- with Lisa Rutherford says that she found support from the -- encircle. After the birth of her son Parker I was trying to decide whether. I would take a state job that companies or others can do another start he's posted -- the -- -- -- -- for them she decided to start her -- company. And has never looked back shorter emails are always better in white who is in the same -- encircled got some of the best advice from -- herself I turnout and offered at a face back I was thinking and your family. And I was a little scared. I gave -- in the advice I give all women. Which is -- and don't -- -- years in advance in anticipation of responsibilities you don't yet have. -- ended up taking that job and is now an executive at FaceBook. Samberg hopes that through these circles women can use each other to reach their full potential. Dialogue is so helpful conversation is continuing. Yet.

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