Sheryl Kara Sanberg is best known for her position as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Facebook but has also become an advocate for all women in the workplace.
At the age of 28, she moved to silicon valley eager to join the new 'Tech Boom' and got a job at Google when they first began. After seven years at Google Sandberg became the COO of Facebook and is credited for the success of Facebook's advertising strategy.
Working on scientific and technological issues within organisations as Technology Executive. Sanberg has had a lot of experience in the workforce and has witnessed the gender gap, within companies. As founder of Lean In a movement aimed at changing women's position in the workplace. Sheryl has become a well-known advocate for women's rights.
After working her way up to the top of two major tech companies, Sandberg is now a self-made billionaire and are of the wealthiest women in tech. Today she serves on the board of several companies including the Walt Disney company, Women for Women International and Survey Monkey.