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Lean In-tern Program Connects Young Women in Tech

In 2015, the Anita Borg Institute partnered with Facebook and LinkedIn to create Lean In’s Computer Science & Engineering (CS&E) Student Chapter. This community allows female students to join “circles” — small groups of peers — to meet regularly, discuss challenges, and provide support. Now, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has created a new extension of this chapter: Lean In-tern, a summer initiative for interns at some of the biggest tech companies in the Bay Area.

“I’m so happy to see our CS&E Circles connecting students interning at Bay Area tech companies, because peer support is essential to keeping women and underrepresented minorities in computer science and engineering,” said Sheryl.

Read the full Refinery29 article.