How Sheryl Sandberg and Getty Are Making Stock Photos Less Sexist

Sheryl Sandberg’s next mission: Making photographs of women less sexist
Photograph by Bahadir Kuyucu

Say you’re an advertiser on a stock-photography site, looking for a shot of a woman to put in your new campaign. “If you search for something like ‘female workplace leader,’ you come up with bunch of images of women in short skirts and high heels, holding wrenches,” complains Jessica Bennett, a journalist who’s working with Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In movement to fix this.

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