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Lean In, Getty Images Alter Portrayal Of Women In Stock Photos

In order to promote positive and realistic images of women, Sheryl Sandberg announced that her nonprofit organization Lean In will team up with Getty Images to remove stock photos that perpetuate female stereotypes and replace them with photos of women as surgeons, soldiers, hunters, and other professions. What do you think?

  • “Finally, the internet will be clean of images that degrade women.”

    Mary Hadland
    Systems Analyst
  • “Yes, that seems like a nice, easy task that women can do.”

    Roman Edelman
    Valuation Advisory
  • “As long as the photos of women climbing the corporate ladder are shot from a low enough angle.”

    Nick Gold
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