I'm left to ponder if it's my big gay voice, or the way I dress, or the way I flail my hands during presentations that might put others off or deterred my ability to fit into the traditional executive mode.
Yes, the Observer fete had everything, including a British contingent: author Amanda Foreman served on the 2012 judging panel for the esteemed literary award, Man Booker Prize for Fiction, with Dan Stevens.
Taking stands for what you believe in is core to Sandberg's credo in her new book, Lean In. She urges women to "lean in" to their career and not hold back, as she feels that women have been conditioned to do.
This week was mogul fest in Sun Valley. Of course, I wasn't invited. But just the thought of it gave me a welcome shiver in all this heat. There are people who fight for an invitation to the thing. Me, I'd rather be stabbed in the head.