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Why young workers avoid mentors

Among people whose employers made mentoring available, only 21% of men who were eligible for it participated in the program—and just 18% of women.

The Broadsheet: September 19th

Good morning, Broadsheet readers. We have more news coming to you today from Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business issue. There’s also a new woman CEO in the Fortune 500, and read on for 5 things you probably don’t already know about Mary Barra. Have a great weekend.

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You don’t need an MBA to be an MPW

A majority of the women on Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business list did not go to business school.

General Motors CEO Mary Barra.

5 things you probably don’t know about Mary Barra

The CEO of General Motors has been written about ad nauseum since the company’s recall scandal began. Here are a few things you probably don’t know about her yet.

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Women make groups smarter

On average, women exhibit greater social sensitivity than men. And social sensitivity is a major contributing factor in group intelligence.

The Broadsheet: September 18th

Good morning, Broadsheet readers. Fortune today announced its annual list of The 50 Most Powerful Women in Business. Nearly half of the women on our list are CEOs, which is a record. As the list’s editor, Jennifer Reingold writes: “Our women are leading—and in many cases pushing through difficult transformations—in heavy industries such as tech, […]