Sheryl Sandberg has donated $100m worth of Facebook shares to charity. According to filling disclosed on Wednesday by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The beneficiary is Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg Family Fund.
She is the author of the best seller Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. She is also the founder of Lean In, an organisation dedicated to women’s empowerment.
Sandberg lost her husband, Dave Goldberg suddenly in 2015 as they were vacationing in Mexico. She is currently working on OptionB.org, an organisation intended to help people cope with loss and hardship.
Sandberg signed The Giving Pledge, a commitment by the world’s wealthiest individuals and families to dedicate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. It’s unclear what causes her latest donation will benefit.