Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg, at Facebook's London HQ, April 2013 (link) by cellanr is licensed CC BY-SA 2.0 (link)



Technology Executive

Left-Wing Political Activist

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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.

Political Activism

In 2014, Sandberg joined with Beyoncé, Jane Lynch, and Jennifer Garner in the feminist “Ban Bossy” campaign. 2  In 2016, Sandberg endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. 3

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


  1. Ortutay, Barbara. “Sheryl Sandberg, Long Facebook’s No. 2 Exec, Steps Down.” AP NEWS. Associated Press, June 1, 2022.
  2. Lee, Jolie. “Beyoncé’, Jennifer Garner, Jane Lynch join “Ban Bossy” campaign”. USA Today. March 10, 2014. Accessed May 1, 2019.
  3. Nelson, Louis. “Hillary Clinton Racks Up Business Endorsements”. Politico. June, 23, 2016. Accessed May 1, 2019.
  4. Federal Election Commission. “Individual Contributions: Sheryl Sandberg”. Accessed May 1, 2019

Connected Organizations

  1. Facebook (For-profit)
    Board Member
  2. Google (For-profit)
    Former Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations
  3. Lean In (Non-profit)
    Board Chair
  4. ONE Campaign (Non-profit)
    Board Member
  5. Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation (Non-profit)
    Board Chair, Co-Founder
  6. Women for Women International (Non-profit)
    Board Member
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