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Lean In Beijing team member Virgi talks to interested university students.

Lean In Tsinghua Campus Kick Off

It was when I first started Lean In Tsinghua that I begin to fully understand the Chinese proverb, “A just cause enjoys abundant support.”

18 Mar 2016
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Lean In RUC

Lean In RUC Campus Kick Off

November 3, 2013, Lean In RUC held our Kickoff Event at Circle Café at the Renmin University of China.

18 Mar 2016
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Sheryl Sandberg

What Started It All: Sheryl Sandberg TED Talk

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg’s talk at the 2010 TED WOMEN’s conference on “Why we have too few women leaders” has now been watched more than 3,870,000 times. That was the beginning of the Lean In movement which has stormed the world.

18 Mar 2016
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Lean In Beijing Survey Results

In order to understand more about the needs, challenges and experiences of professional women in China, on July, 2013, Lean In Beijing started a survey on work, happiness, and the roles of women in society.

18 Mar 2016
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Lean In Beijing with Sheryl Sandberg

News:The First Lady of Silicon Valley, Sheryl Sandberg

The Bund (《外滩画报》) just published an article about Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook, and Lean In. Click here to read the Chinese article from The Bund site.  

18 Mar 2016
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News: Beijing Starts to “Lean In”

Lean In Beijing is mentioned in Bloomberg Businessweek, and some of our members are quoted in the article: Zhang [Jingru] says she only recently learned of Sandberg’s book, but “when someone popped the idea of having a circle of our university girls in Beijing, I immediately said yes.” That circle is part of Lean In Beijing,

18 Mar 2016
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News: For China, A New Kind of Feminism

The New York Times published an article today following Sheryl Sandberg’s visit about the development of Lean In Circles in China, led by Lean In Beijing. Our Lean In Team is quoted in the article: BEIJING — If you want to Lean In in Chinese, you “Take One Step Forward.” That’s how the title of

14 Mar 2016
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Women in Journalism

Event: Women in Journalism x Lean In Beijing

Lean In Beijing for “Women in Journalism x Lean In Beijing” this Sunday, September 15th from 2 to 4.30pm at the Bookworm in Sanlitun. This event was for female reporters, women with previous experience in journalism, and/or women passionate about journalism.  We aimed to create an inspiring and collaborative network of female reporters, and to engage in a productive

14 Mar 2016
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Gender divide … women appear on the front cover of newspapers - but men still run the media.

News: Why So Few Women in Journalism?

In anticipation of our Women in Journalism x Lean In Beijing event this Sunday, let’s take a look at a report from The Guardian that cites the persistent dearth of women in the media. According to the article, statistics show that women don’t even make up one third of all contributors to the media. Why can’t we break the

13 Mar 2016
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Work, Women, and Happiness: A Survey

China is a fascinating, but challenging place to be a woman. Decades ago, Mao declared Chinese women “hold up half the sky” and should be equal to men. Even though overall employment of women in China is high, in China’s cities women lose out when competing with men. And China’s population and economic policies have

13 Mar 2016
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