The 15 Most Inspiring Women Alive Today

The 15 Most Inspiring Women Alive Today

Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg doesn't want to merely be an inspiration for other women, she wants to bring them into the fold and help make their dreams a reality. Famous for starting the Lean In movement, an organization's goal is to create "a world where people of every gender can pursue their dreams without bias or other barriers holding them back." While Sandberg earns a hefty paycheck for her role at the social media giant, she's hands-on in giving back with generous donations. According to PhilanthropyWomen.org's calculations, the tech exec has provided approximately $286.1 million in charitable giving. But, really, Sandberg's inspiration comes from her actions and words, more so than those dollar signs. In her book Lean In, she writes, "At a certain point, it's your ability to learn quickly and contribute quickly that matters. Women need to shift from thinking 'I'm not ready to do that' to thinking 'I want to do that—and I'll learn by doing it." Her efforts are very much needed—just consider these 16 ways women still aren't equal to men.

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