Mary Meeker, Kamala Harris Equal Pay, Lori Lightfoot: Broadsheet May 21

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Mary Meeker’s fund makes its first investment, taking paternity leave affects how many kids men want, and Kamala Harris puts the gender pay gap on the 2020 agenda. Have a terrific Tuesday. EVERYONE’S TALKING [bs_bullet_primary] Trying to bridge the gap. 2020 Democratic hopeful Kamala Harris announced a new “pillar” of her […]

Fortune 500 Boards, Taiwan Same-Sex Marriage, Nike Pregnancy: Broadsheet May 20

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Emma Hinchliffe here today. Nike will stop docking pay for pregnant athletes, Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage under President Tsai Ing-wen, and some Fortune 500 companies have cleared the 50/50 hurdle on their boards. Have a mindful Monday. EVERYONE’S TALKING [bs_bullet_primary] 50/50 on the 500. When last year’s Fortune 500 came out, […]

GM’s Board Will Have More Women Than Men. It’s Not the Only One

Women will make up more than half of GM’s board next month after two male directors retire, leaving six female directors, including chair Mary Barra, to five men. That’s a big milestone for one of the Fortune 500‘s biggest companies, but GM isn’t alone. Five others–Bed, Bath & Beyond, Casey’s General Stores, Viacom, CBS, and […]

Sheryl Sandberg, Google, Tina Tchen Habit: Broadsheet May 17

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Tina Tchen and Robbie Kaplan introduce a new anti-sexual harassment advisory, women are leading the employee revolt at Google, and Sheryl Sandberg weighs in on men who are scared of mentoring women. Have a wonderful weekend. EVERYONE’S TALKING [bs_bullet_primary] From scared men to empowered employees. This morning, I hope you’ll take […]

Fortune 500, Beyoncé Uber, Alabama Abortion: Broadsheet May 16

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! More CEOs were pushed out in 2018 for ethical lapses than financial performance, Beyonc? makes bank on Uber, and–hooray!–the new Fortune 500 sets a record! Have a terrific Thursday. EVERYONE’S TALKING [bs_bullet_primary] A Fortune 500 record. The latest Fortune 500 list–out this morning–sets a new record: as of June 1, 33 […]

Omarosa Equal Pay, Beto Reboot, TripAdvisor: Broadsheet May 15

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Sarah Friar’s Nextdoor is valued at $2 billion, Omarosa Manigault Newman joins an equal pay claim against the Trump campaign, and Fortune’s MPW community meets in San Francisco. Have a wonderful Wednesday. EVERYONE’S TALKING [bs_bullet_primary] Dinner with friends. Greetings from San Francisco, where Fortune gathered members of the Most Powerful Women […]

Esther Wojcicki, Mother of YouTube CEO, Shares Advice for Parents on Kids’ Exposure to Tech

Esther Wojcicki has a nuanced view of the role technology should play in children’s lives. As you might expect from the mother of tech CEOs Susan Wojcicki (YouTube) and Anne Wojcicki (23andMe), she sees tech as a valuable tool for making vast amounts of information widely accessible. But, as befits her role as a long-time […]