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Michelle Obama Won't Be 'Leaning In' Anytime Soon

The former first lady keeps it real on her book tour.

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama kept it all the way real on the latest stop of her successful "Becoming" book tour at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Saturday. In a moment of full disclosure, Obama expressed the difficulties of "having it all."

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Black Lawmakers Slam Facebook For Ads Targeting BLM, Lack of Board Diversity

"These ads caused harm and additional resentment to young people who unselfishly fight for justice and equality for African Americans," said Rep. Cedric L. Richmond.

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, and Vice President of global communications, marketing and public policy Elliot Schrage, on Capitol Hill, Oct. 12, 2017 / REUTERS

Facebook has come under fire by the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) for absence of diversity in the boardroom — none of its eight board members are people of color — and for having allowed the Russian government to systematically use its platform to exploit the Black community.

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How Companies Can Lean In, Too

PwC's Bob Moritz discusses why his firm is "leaning in"—Blacks, Latinos, Asians, women and others cannot solve the leadership gap by themselves.

By Bob Moritz, US Chairman and Senior Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Sheryl Sandberg's Message on Mentoring Is Wrong—and Dangerous

Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In" says senior women perceive mentoring requests as "total mood killers" and urges younger women to excel before they try to find mentors. Here's why she's totally wrong.

By Barbara Frankel 

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One of my coworkers passed along an article from The Atlantic about why men need to "Lean In," too.

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Sandberg's 'Lean In': Women's Biggest Barrier to Success? Themselves

Facebook COO's new book 'Lean In' rekindles debate on equality for women in the workplace.

Why are so few women in senior management? According to Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's COO, it's because women haven't taken enough responsibility in advocating their own success—and it's about time they stepped up and got themselves out of this "stalled revolution." In her newly released book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Succeed, Sandberg argues that when it comes to climbing the ladder in corporate America, women are their own worst enemies.

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Does Sandberg Let Corporations Continue Discrimination Against Women?

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's "movement" gives corporate America an easy out on promoting women, argues DiversityInc's Barbara Frankel in a first-person column.

By Barbara Frankel

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