Sheryl Kara Sandberg is an American technology executive, activist, and author. In June 2022, it was announced that Sandberg would be stepping down as Meta’s COO, a position she had served in since 2008. As of December 2022, she serves on the company’s board.1 Previously, she was vice president of global online sales and operations at Google. She was also former chief of staff to Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers.
Sandberg has been a major donor to Democratic Party candidates, such as Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Patty Murray (D-WA), in addition to Democratic Party organizations, such as Rhode Island Democratic State Committee and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. 4
- Ortutay, Barbara. “Sheryl Sandberg, Long Facebook’s No. 2 Exec, Steps Down.” AP NEWS. Associated Press, June 1, 2022. https://apnews.com/article/sheryl-sandberg-facebook-steps-down-55b7f5dd6ca202c442c9705f6920e613.
- Lee, Jolie. “Beyoncé’, Jennifer Garner, Jane Lynch join “Ban Bossy” campaign”. USA Today. March 10, 2014. Accessed May 1, 2019. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/03/10/ban-bossy-sheryl-sandberg-beyonce-gardner/6262309/
- Nelson, Louis. “Hillary Clinton Racks Up Business Endorsements”. Politico. June, 23, 2016. Accessed May 1, 2019. https://www.politico.com/story/2016/06/business-leaders-endorse-hillary-clinton-224706
- Federal Election Commission. “Individual Contributions: Sheryl Sandberg”. Accessed May 1, 2019 https://www.fec.gov/data/receipts/individual-contributions/?two_year_transaction_period=2018&contributor_name=Sheryl+sANDBERG&min_date=01%2F01%2F2017&max_date=12%2F31%2F2018