Facebook exec says 'it's OK to be a geek'

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Friday, March 29, 2013

Sun Times: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg told a group of students that it's OK to be uncool in high school.

“All the things that make you uncool in high school, are the things that are good for your life,” Sandberg told Sperry and about a dozen other kids at Illinois Institute of Technology.

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