The Broadsheet: June 4


Good morning, Broadsheet readers! I’m headed out on vacation today, back on June 17. Fortune’s Kia Kokalitcheva (@imkialikethecar) and Claire Groden (@ClaireGroden) will be covering for a couple days, and on Monday, we have a big surprise I think you’re going to love. On to the news: Pattie Sellers writes about a champion of quiet leadership, Marissa Mayer bags the first free global webcast of an NFL game, and Sheryl Sandberg takes to Facebook to post a stunning essay on the loss of her husband. Have a productive Thursday.


"Resilience can be learned." On the 30-day anniversary of the death of her husband, Dave Goldberg, Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to post a heartbreaking essay about love, loss and coping with grief. I urge you to take the time to read it. Facebook


 Touchdown! Yahoo announced that this fall it will host the first free, live global webcast of a regular-season NFL game. The exclusive deal is being hailed by some as a rare victory for Yahoo and CEO Marissa Mayer over rivals like Google and Facebook, although some have also argued that $20 million is a lot to pay to broadcast a clash of two small-market teams. New York Times

 Introverts step out. Fortune's Pattie Sellers writes about Susan Cain, who wrote the best-selling  Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, and is now an entrepreneur: Cain started Quiet Revolution to help companies manage their introverted employees. Are you an introvert? Take Cain's quiz to find out.  Fortune

 Hillary's reformer. In the most recent installment of Fortune's series on the women behind Hillary Clinton's campaign, Nina Easton profiles Maya Harris, the senior policy adviser who is shaping the candidate's stance on police reforms.   Fortune

 Girls rule. This striking photo gallery documents the girls of Mawlynnong, a Northern Indian village that's home to one of the world’s rare matrilineal societies. New York Times

 Marry like Carrie. Want to channel Carrie Bradshaw when you walk down the aisle? You're in luck: Actress Sarah Jessica Parker has added a bridal collection to her SJP Accessories line. Mashable

More money honeys. A pair of new studies show that women are grossly underrepresented in the ranks of money managers. Morningstar, which conducted one of the studies, found that only 9% of mutual fund managers in the U.S. are female. Quartz

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Uber’s former head of product, Mina Radhakrishnan, will join venture capital firm Redpoint as an entrepreneur in residence.


 London calling! Fortune will host its 2015 Most Powerful Women International Summit in London June 15-16. Attendance will be up 25% over last year, and speakers include former Australia Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Santander Group Chair Ana Botin and other Fortune MPW stars. The Summit is by invitation only, but if you would like to apply to participate, you can do so here.   Fortune

Whitman goes shopping? Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman tells Bloomberg that she's seen massive consolidation in the industry and says that, as HP prepares to split into two companies this fall, she's looking to make some acquisitions. Bloomberg

Go, Team USA! The 2015 Women's World Cup kicks off in Canada this weekend. Check out our rundown of the tournament's best players, most-anticipated match-ups and, this being FIFA, biggest controversies.  Fortune

 Letter lotto. Six typewritten letters by Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, are expected to sell for up to $250,000 when they go up for auction later this month.  Time

 Sorry, Barbie. When Hai Tiet was studying international education systems at the UN, he was shocked by how much gender discrimination he saw in classrooms across the globe. His solution: Launch Woozy Moo, an e-commerce site that sells only gender-neutral toys.   Fortune

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