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Escaping the Office Housework with Being a "Prima Donna"

How office housework holds women back at work.

A New Community for Women in CS&E

Learn more about the new community for women studying computer science and engineering from Lean In, Anita Borg Institute, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Raising Confident Girls: What About Dads?

Not only do dads “get” girls – dads also bring unique assets to parenting them.

Remembering Dave Goldberg

Most of us are lucky if we have even one great passion in our lives. Dave Goldberg had many more: his wife Sheryl Sandberg, his children, his friends and colleagues, music, poker, and the Minnesota Vikings.

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.

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.

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.

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The Women Of The Cambodian Spring

During the country's most recent election, opposition parliamentarian Mu Sochua saw her brave countrywomen standing up to corruption and demanding change.

Knowing Your Suffragettes: A Primer

Girls in America don’t have to think twice about their right to vote. But less than a hundred years ago, a woman’s right to vote was non existent; women had to fight for it, relentlessly and courageously.

Nigerian Teens Invent Urine-Powered Generator

Adebola Duro-Aina enlisted three friends - Oluwatoyin Faleke, Eniola Bello and Abiola Akindele, all students between 14 and 15 years old in her science class - to help her.

Sudan’s Smartest Girl

Tagwa al-Hum earned the highest marks on her country’s national exams—but fighting drove her family to a refugee camp with no secondary schooling.

The Women of the March on Washington

Women played a crucial role in the March on Washington—behind the scenes, on stage at the Lincoln Memorial, and in the crowd. A look at some of the women who helped make the march historic.

Lean In Stories

My life did not begin under perfect circumstances, but I had a family who believed I could persevere. I am blessed to know I can be that positive voice and source of support for others.

Read Ty-Licia’s Story

I’m a firm believer that action can solve so many worries, and just powering through, no matter what, can give you the confidence you need when you feel like you’ve got nothing to offer.

Read Reese’s Story

If there is a single trait that all Afghan women share, it’s determination. Put another way, we lean in.

Read Shireen’s Story

Training beside me was a huge shock for many of these young alpha males. Here was a 37-year-old mother of two doing as well or better than almost all of them.

Read Major Jaster’s Story