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May 10, 2011
Facebook COO to Speak at Barnard College Commencement
By Juliana Kenny, TMCnet Managing Editor
Joining her will be Sylvia Rhone, president of Universal Motown Records, Roberta Guaspari, advocate for music eduation in public schools, and Jenny Holzer for her contributions to the American conceptual art movement.
Barnard President Debora L. Spar stated, “As COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg is at the helm of one of the most innovative and influential businesses of our time, one that has reimagined human interaction and entirely changed the way we think about the world.”
She continued, “Her career, in both public and private sectors, represents that rare combination of bold creativity, sharply-honed business and political skills, and a profound commitment to women’s issues that I know will resonate with the Class of 2011. I have no doubt that her words will inspire our graduates as much as her work has already influenced their lives."
Sandberg will address 600 members of the renowned women’s college’s class of 2011 and be awarded Barnard College’s highest distinction on Tuesday, May 17 at the General Grant National Memorial.
Juliana Kenny graduated from the University of Connecticut with a double degree in English and French. After managing a small company for two years, she joined TMC (News - Alert) as a Web Editor for TMCnet. Juliana currently focuses on the call center and CRM industries, but she also writes about cloud telephony and network gear including softswitches.
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