Alumna Named An Important Tech Woman Under 30

Libby Leffler, BS 06, was recognized by the online publication Business Insider as one of 30 most important women under 30 in technology.

In addition, her tireless volunteer efforts at Cal earned her the UC Berkeley Foundation’s Young Bear award earlier this year, presented to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in fundraising or community outreach.

Leffler served as chief of staff to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg for three years before becoming the social network’s strategic partner manager. She currently leads a division of partnerships at Facebook with an emphasis on causes, non-profits, advocacy groups, and public figures. Prior to Facebook, Leffler worked at Google as a strategist in the online sales and operations group.

Read a profile of Leffler in CalBusiness magazine