Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer at Facebook, recently sat down with an interviewer from Business Insider to discuss the difficulties women executives face when trying to balance their careers with having a family. As Sandberg says, "The data...shows very clearly that men assume they can have it all -- meaning a great career and a great family -- and women do not. And that is largely true, because we don't have an even split in the home....If we would get to an even division of labor in the home, more women can have it all." Personally, Sandberg says she and her husband work to prioritize both of their careers equally and split household labor down the middle -- especially in front of their kids.
By Joanne Wilson
More than 50 media organizations have sent a joint letter to FCC chairman Julius Genachowski urging him to "make diversity a central focus of [the FCC's] upcoming Quadrennial Media Ownership Rule Review." The letter states, "Women and people of color historically have been grossly underrepresented in ownership of radio and television stations — media forms that use the public airwaves and rank as our nation’s most popular and influential outlets....The continued absence of FCC action in the face of deep and intractable ownership disparities is unacceptable."
Startup America is aiming to help women get their businesses off the ground. The government initiative has