Forbes’ profile of Sandberg called attention to:
- Her oversight of sales, marketing, business development, human resources, and communications at Facebook.
- Her best-selling book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, and the resulting movie deal from Sony Pictures.
- The move by Sandberg and her husband, SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg, to become pledge signatories to The Giving Pledge, a group of billionaires who pledge to donate at least one-half of their fortunes to charitable causes.
The top 10 on Forbes’ list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women were:
- Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel
- U.S. Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen
- Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair Melinda Gates
- Brazil President Dilma Rouseff
- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde
- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
- General Motors CEO Mary Barra
- First Lady Michelle Obama
- IBM CEO Virginia Rometty
Readers: Why do you think Sandberg fell three spots from last year’s list?