Sheryl Sandberg To Exit Meta Board: 5 Inspiring Quotes From Her On Women

"Meta business is strong and well-positioned for the future, so this feels like the right time to step away," Sheryl Sandberg said in the post, adding that she will serve as an adviser to the company

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Meta Platforms' former Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has announced her intention to leave the company's board of directors once her term concludes in May, according to a Facebook post on January 17. Sandberg, who served over 14 years as the company's COO and spent 12 years on its board, expressed that the timing is right for her departure. She will continue to act as an adviser to Meta. In response, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed anticipation for a "new chapter together." Sandberg had previously stepped down from her role as Meta's operations chief in 2022.


She recounted her entire career at Facebook in a long statement uploaded on Instagram, praising creator Mark Zuckerberg and her coworkers. Sandberg—when she joined the firm in 2008—had hoped to stay at the company, which was then known as Facebook, for only five years, but she ended up staying for 14 years.

Meta’s Sheryl Sandberg To Exit Board After 12 Years

"It is time for me to write the next chapter of my life," Sandberg remarked. She stated that she intends to devote more time to philanthropy and her foundation, 'Lean In'. She added in her note that "Sitting by Mark's side has been a once-in-a-lifetime honour and privilege." She also praised her amazing colleagues for doing things that made her realise how fortunate she was to work with them.

"More than 3 billion people use our products to stay in touch and share their experiences because of this team—past and present," she said. Sandberg will leave Meta in the fall but will remain on the board of directors.

Sandberg is one of the most successful and well-known businesswomen in the world, having been the driving force behind Facebook's transformation into a multibillion-dollar advertising giant. We are looking at some of her inspirational quotes about women that we absolutely love!

 Here are some of Sheryl Sandberg's Inspirational Quotes on women:


- “In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.”

- “When looking for a life partner, my advice to women is to date all of them: the bad boys, the cool boys, the commitment-phobic boys, the crazy boys. But do not marry them. The things that make the bad boys sexy do not make them good husbands. When it comes time to settle down, find someone who wants an equal partner. Someone who thinks women should be smart, opinionated and ambitious. Someone who values fairness and expects or, even better, wants to do his share in the home. These men exist and, trust me, over time, nothing is sexier.”

- “Women need to shift from thinking "I'm not ready to do that" to thinking "I want to do that- and I'll learn by doing it.”

- “There's a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.”

- “If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.”

- “Success and likeability are positively correlated for men and negatively for women. When a man is successful, he is liked by both men and women. When a woman is successful, people of both genders like her less.”

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