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Now What? Here’s How Smart Women Succeed Despite Gender Barriers

Get tips to navigate gender bias in the workplace and succeed in any environment

Surfing the S-Curve: How to Disrupt Yourself and Why

Read why we should all embrace risk—and disrupt the status quo.

Women in the Workplace 2015

See the Wall Street Journal’s coverage of the report, including an essay by our founder Sheryl Sandberg, interactive charts of the key metrics, and an overview of what top companies are doing to foster gender equality at their organizations.

Corporate America Is Not on the Path to Gender Equality

LeanIn.Org President Rachel Thomas shares recent findings from the Women in the Workplace 2015 study, undertaken in partnership with McKinsey & Company.

15 Lean In Moments of 2015

2015 reminded us—yet again—that girls run the world. Here are 15 of our favorite moments from the year.

You Miss 100% of the Shots You Don’t Take

LeanIn.Org President Rachel Thomas shares what she’d do differently — and keep the same — if she could go back and advise her 22-year-old self.

Getting to 50/50: What’s in It for Men?

See how men are getting involved in the conversation around women’s leadership at top business schools across the country.

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He Named Me Malala

Watch this powerful documentary about Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot and severely wounded by the Taliban while returning home on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley.
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Girls and Sports

9 Things We Wouldn’t Have Without Title IX

Enjoy 9 sports moments that wouldn’t exist without Title IX, which 43 years ago ended sex discrimination in schools.
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TV and Film

The Gender-Stereotype Busting Ads That Won the Glass Lion Award

For the first time ever, an award called the “Glass Lion” honors ads that address prejudice.
Men Leaning In

“Dads, Take Your Leave”

15 fathers make their case for paternity leave.
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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Are Now Action Figures

Soon, you can pretend that the famous comedy duo are your friends in real life!
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Lean In Stories

Taking Risks

Booyeon Lee Allen

A U.S. Foreign Service Officer encourages students in South Korea to lean in and fight their fears.

Taking Risks

Reese Witherspoon

An actress overcomes her anxiety to aid a meaningful cause for women.

Member Stories

Bob Wright

A stay-at-home dad shows that men can take care of the kids, too.

Mentors & Role Models

Tiffany Dufu

An early lesson provides a lifelong path for a courageous young woman.

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