Scanlon Weighs In on ‘Lean In’ Meme (New York Times)

Jennifer Scanlon

Jennifer Scanlon

The popular lexicon has gained a new catchphrase for women’s empowerment, thanks to the 2013 book Lean In by Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. A New York Times article includes input on the “lean in” phenomenon from Bowdoin professor Jennifer Scanlon, who said that the phrase “really resonated with so many women who supposedly live in a post-feminist age and yet find that there are obstacles.”

 

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