#20 Sheryl Sandberg

  • United States
  • Technology executive and author


As the first female board member and COO of social network mega-corporation Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg drew from personal experience to write her bestselling book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead. Her words provide practical advice to women to believe in themselves and surmount the common barriers facing females in the modern workplace.

She promotes cross-gender co-operation to advance the mutual interests of men and women through her initiative Lean In Together.