“Ban Bossy”

Almost a year after Sheryl Sandberg visited Colgate, she is out with a new slogan: “Ban Bossy”. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO and Anna Maria Chávez, Girl Scouts of the USA’s CEO have teamed up to ban the word “bossy”. In their article in the Wall Street Journal, they explore the negative connotations and stereotypes stemming from bossy which negatively impact women who have positions in all levels of power. Read the full article here.

You can find a full length video and interview with Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chávez online at the Wall Street Journal.

TIME magazine also wrote an article: “‘Bossy’ Women: 16 Leaders Who’ve Overcome That Label (and Worse)”. The list includes Madeline Albright, Michelle Obama, Barbara Walters and more! Check it out here.


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