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The Broadsheet: November 18th

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Martha Stewart ditches eBay, more women are getting into “eGames,” and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is starting to talk like the powerful woman she is. Have a wonderful Wednesday.


 Stewart switches teams. Martha Stewart has left eBay, taking her American Made store to Amazon’s Handmade marketplace. American Made, introduced in 2013, was intended to be eBay’s answer to Etsy. It offered locally made food, crafts and health and beauty products handpicked by Stewart and her team. Now, American Made will go live today on Amazon. New York Times


• Getting in the eGame. French company Oxent, which runs Electronic Sports World Cup events around the globe, wants to get more women into competitive gaming. Oxtent recently worked with Riot Games to hold an all-female League of Legends tournament with $25,000 in prizes during Paris Games Week. Fortune

• Tradesy’s big buy. Online consignment site Tradesy, led by CEO Tracy DiNunzio, has acquired rival e-commerce site Shop-Hers. The move comes as many smaller consignment sites are consolidating as they try to compete with more established companies such as eBay. Fortune

• Mothers in mourning. This heartbreaking feature tells the story of four women whose children were recruited to fight for ISIS. All four sons were killed, leaving their mothers struggling to “make sense of the senselessness of what happened to their children.” Huffington Post

• California girls. A new report finds that among the 400 biggest companies in California, Williams-Sonoma has the largest percentage of women leaders (57%). Unfortunately, more than 90 of the companies have no women at all on their boards or among their highest-paid execs. Fortune

• A risky bet? A probe by New York State’s attorney general into the fast-growing daily fantasy sports industry has been expanded to include online media giant Yahoo, which is led by CEO Marissa Mayer.  Reuters

• Changing her tune. After spending nearly two decades under house arrest, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Myanmar’s NDL party, has been a global symbol of dignified nonviolent resistance. Now that her party was victorious in the recent parliamentary elections, however, her words have become increasingly provocative.  New York Times

Root, root, root for Rousey? ESPN’s Sarah Spain writes about her ambivalence toward Ronda Rousey, given Rousey’s involvement with a fellow MMA fighter who was accused of domestic violence and Rousey’s own admission that she beat up an ex.  ESPN

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Lululemon Athletica has named former Nike executive Gina Warren EVP of culture and talent.


• The talented Ms. Lee. Keli Lee, ABC’s EVP of talent and casting, talks about searching the world for great talent and putting women of color in lead roles. Forbes

• Bravo Beantown. Starting this month, Boston is offering free two-hour salary negotiation classes to every woman who works in the city. The initiative comes two years after late Mayor Thomas Menino pledged that Boston would become the first U.S. city to close the gender pay gap.  Washington Post

• International pageantry. Actress Anastasia Lin believes her advocacy of human rights in her native China helped her win a place as Canada’s contestant in the Miss World pageant. But now the pageant’s host country has been changed from Australia to China, which appears to be delaying Lin’s visa application. As a result, Canada may not be represented.  New York Times

Breaking the ice. The first all-women expedition to Antarctica is departing from the tip of South America in December 2016. It’s part of the Homeward Bound program, which will bring together 1000 female scientists from around the globe over the next decade.  WSJ

• An Amy and Tina reunion. Saturday Night Live alums Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will reunite for the show’s the Dec. 19 holiday episode. Time

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Why female Viagra isn’t selling  Fortune

Goldman Sachs casts focus on millennial women  New York Times

How these women are using music to combat sexual assault  Refinery29


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