Sheryl Sandberg And Marissa Mayer: How They Differ
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, 43, and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, 37, have dominated the media in the last few weeks, Mayer because of her controversial ban on Yahoo employees working from home, and Sandberg because of her new manifesto for young women, "Lean In."
Many hail the women as trailblazers -- wickedly smart and extraordinarily successful, shaping the world from a typically male perch. More movement-feminists accuse them of ignoring their own privilege and luck, as well as the institutional barriers that still prevent so many women from getting within a stone's throw of a glass ceiling.
But as two of the prominent, praised and pummeled representatives of half the species, AOL Jobs thought it was worth looking a little closer at exactly what they have to say on today's hot-button women's issues, and lay it all out in a handy chart:
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Claire Gordon has contributed to Slate's DoubleX, the Huffington Post, and the book Prisons: Current Controversies. While an undergraduate at Yale University and a research fellow at Yale graduate school, she spoke on panels at Yale and Cornell, and reported from Cairo, Tokyo, and Berlin. Follow Claire on Twitter. Email Claire at firstname.lastname@example.org. Add Claire to your Google+ circles.more...