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What Sheryl Sandberg’s exit reveals about women’s progress in tech

By Cecilia Kang, Erin Griffith

03 Jun 2022 · 6 min read

When Sheryl Sandberg said this week that she was resigning as chief operating officer of Meta, she also reflected on her legacy as a woman in tech.

“I’m especially proud that this is a company where many, many exceptional women and people from diverse backgrounds have risen through our ranks and become leaders — both in our company and in leadership roles elsewhere,” she wrote in an announcement posted on her Facebook and Instagram pages.

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