“The economic trends are super clear. The technical roles are in demand. Even in what is currently a very difficult situation for our country in unemployment. There’s a huge shortage of engineers who can build products like Facebook. And women need to have their fair share of those seats,” Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said.
Sandberg, who was ranked number five on the Forbes list of most powerful women, says today her top priority is to convince more women to join her in the world of high tech.