In the News: Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee

Adam Grant and Sheryl Sandberg
Adam Grant and Sheryl Sandberg (Gaetan Bally/Keystone for The New York Times)

LATE one Friday afternoon at a leading consulting firm, a last-minute request came in from a client. A female manager was the first to volunteer her time. She had already spent the entire day meeting with junior colleagues who were seeking career advice, even though they weren’t on her team. Earlier in the week, she had trained several new hires, helped a colleague improve a presentation and agreed to plan the office holiday party. When it came time for her review for partner, her clear track record as a team player combined with her excellent performance should have made her a shoo-in. Instead, her promotion was delayed for six months, and then a year…

Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee” article posted Feb 6, 2015 in The New York Times. Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant take a look at women doing ‘Office Housework.’ This is a must read!

In the News: 2013 Archive



  • The Women’s Bureau is committed to reducing barriers that inhibit or prevent women from getting and keeping better jobs, and we recognize that some women may face more barriers than others.To raise awareness about the uphill battle that many women of color face when trying to support themselves and their families, we recently published fact sheets about the economic status of women of color.The fact sheets provide a snapshot of the current racial and ethnic disparities occurring in wages, unemployment, and educational attainment, and the interconnected effects of these factors on the larger populations of working women of color.While you’re on our site, take a look at our updated Data & Statistics page, where you can find interesting facts and figures about women in the workforce, including earnings, education, unemployment rates, and more.

    For more information about your equal pay rights and what we’re doing to close the wage gap, please visit the Equal Pay sites at the Department of Labor. – December 2, 2013

  • Once Few, Women Hold More Power in Senate – March 21, 2013
  • Women: Secretary Clinton’s Remarks at the TEDWomen Conference – February 5, 2013

In the News: 2012 Archive

Information and articles about women in the news.