Even as Facebook’s chief
operating officer, Sheyrl
Sandberg is certainly no
stranger to the world of
philanthropy. During her
undergraduate career as a
research assistant at the
World Bank, she actively
worked on humanitarian
based projects improving
health problems from
leprosy to AIDS in India
before her career at
Recently, the Facebook
COO is teaming up with
DonorsChoose to give
back to public schools
across the country as part
of the #BestSchoolDay
campaign is a national
ensuring that students
have the appropriate
and supplies to foster a
within the classroom.
Sandberg has teamed
up with the Charles
Best, the founder and
find the passion that
drives students to
excel, while also
finding the necessary
means to cultivate their
Given her extensive philanthropic track record, the
Facebook COO still strives to improve the public
education system across the country as she
strongly believes this is the foundational element
for children to excel. “Education is everything.
When children get the high quality education they
deserve, it opens up a lifetime of choice and
opportunity,” she said.
Sandberg has continued mark herself not only
as a leading female professional in the tech
industry, but also as a leading figure who has
consistently shown generosity similar to
wealthy charity advocates such as Warren
Buffett and Bill Gates. In 2012 alone, she gifted
more than 400,000 Facebook stock to a
disclosed charitable cause, further reaffirming
efforts similar to CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
She has also signed the Giving Pledge, in which she
will donate a majority of her acquired wealth in the
tech industry to charitable causes such as
education, global health and poverty. Moving
forward as a primary force in Facebook’s
development, Sandberg has been instrumental in
terms of challenging and advancing the tech giant’s
charitable vision as the company further grows in
the social media market.
More than fifty professionals across a wide array
of industries including actors, entrepreneurs and
philanthropists have collaborated in order to
cultivate the tools to guide children throughout
the learning process in schools across the
country.To learn more and join the conversation
on Twitter, use the hashtag #BestSchoolDay to
help a school in your community.
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