Lean In Quotes

Sheryl Sandberg
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In comparison to their male counterparts, highly trained women are scaling back and dropping out of the workforce in high numbers.
-- Sheryl (Chapter 1 paragraph Page 12)

Importance: Sheryl is referencing a current trend that is supported by a report from the International Labour Organization (ILO) issued in 2012. This sentiment is at the heart of “Lean In.”

My generation fought so hard to give all of you choices. We believe in choices. But choosing to leave the workforce was not the choice we thought so many of you would make.
-- Judith Rodin (Chapter 1 paragraph Page 13)

Importance: Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, was the first women to become president of an Ivy League school. The quote is from a speech that Rodin made before an audience of young women.

Women are not thinking about having it all, they’re worried about losing it all – their jobs, their children’s health, their families’ financial stability – because of the regular conflicts that arise between...
-- Ellen Bravo (Chapter 1 paragraph Page 22)

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