Taking Inspiration From Sheryl Sandberg, Beijing Starts to 'Lean In'

A woman takes a photo with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg after her talk in Beijing, China on Sept. 10 Photograph by Andy Wong/AP Photo

Zhang Jingru, a petite college junior with a stylish bob, didn’t know what to expect when she turned up at a popular pizza restaurant on Aug. 25 for the launch of Lean In Beijing, a new women’s professional development group inspired by the bestselling book Lean In by Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg. But Zhang left inspired.

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