Date of Birth:
August 28, 1969
Washington, D.C., United States Best Quotes:
“It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It's also a very clear path to happiness.”
“The goal is to work toward a world where expectations are not set by the stereotypes that hold us back, but by our personal passion, talents and interests.”
“We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.”
Sheryl Sandberg (born Sheryl Kara Sanberg on August 28, 1969 in Washington, D.C.) is an American technology executive and the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook. She attended Harvard College and Harvard Business School, and her second job after college, from 1996-2001, was as Chief Of Staff to the United States Secretary Of The Treasury under President Bill Clinton. Sheryl then worked at Google as the Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations from 2001 to 2008, when Mark Zuckerberg hired her as the COO for Facebook. In 2012, she became the first female member of Facebook’s board of directors. She’s also published a book, Lean In, and was on Time’s 100 Most Influential List in 2012.
Best Known For:
Shanina is best known for being the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook.
Shanina married her first husband at just 24 years old, but they divorced a year later. In 2004, she married Dave Goldberg, the CEO of SurveyMonkey, and they had two children together. Sadly, Dave passed away unexpectedly at just 47 years old on May 1, 2015 while the family was vacationing abroad.