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The Broadsheet: March 1st

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Valentina (@valzarya) here. Fortune’s Most Powerful Women meet up in Hong Kong, Sallie Krawcheck explains her four careers, and Elizabeth Warren lays out her policy plans. Have a great Tuesday.


MPW International. As the Fortune Most Powerful Women International Summit wraps up in Hong Kong, stay up-to-date on what Asia’s MPWs are talking about. Highlights include an elegant explanation of car design by Chelsia Lau, chief designer of the global advanced studio at Ford in Shanghai; and a discussion of China’s housing market with Melissa Yang, co-founder and CTO of Tujia, the Airbnb of China.


Keeping up with KrawcheckWall Street titan turned serial entrepreneur Sallie Krawcheck writes the first of a six-piece career advice series exclusively for Fortune. Here, the Ellevest CEO reflects on what she calls her “four careers” and explains why we should all expect to experience a number of pivots throughout our working lives. Fortune

Repping Bernie. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) resigned as the vice chair of the Democratic National Committee and endorsed presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The congresswoman previously didn’t take sides because of her DNC position. NBC

Leave it to dads. Katie Duffy, CEO of charter school network Democracy Prep Public Schools, posits that changing paternity leave policies to match maternity leave allows both parents to develop equal expertise when it comes to their kids, hopefully eliminating the old adage that mom knows best and making both parents equally responsible for care-taking.  Fast Company

Soul on the Street. Carla Harris is a managing director at Morgan Stanley, chair of the National Women’s Business Council, and a gospel singer who’s sold out multiple concerts at Carnegie Hall. Fortune talks to Harris about how she found success both as a singer and as a black woman in corporate America. Fortune

Warren’s words. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) outlined her ideas on how to improve the conditions of American workers in a Boston Globe op-ed piece. Some of her major prescriptions: Raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour, offer paid family and medical leave, and better enforce labor laws.  Boston Globe


I ran, she ran. The latest poll results from Iran’s parliamentary elections show that as many as 20 women are likely to enter the 290-seat legislature, more than doubling the number of current female parliamentarians.  The Guardian

Missoni matriarchs. 60-year-old fashion label Missoni is in the hands of a tight-knit mother-daughter team. Rosita Missoni, wife of founder Ottavio, oversees Missoni Home, while Angela Missoni manages the apparel business.  Business of Fashion

Amy’s new aim. Amy Pascal, the former Sony film exec who was forced to resign after last year’s email hacking scandal, condemned the way actresses are treated and promised to put more women on screen through her new production company, Pascal Pictures. Sunday Times

Pretty much a fail. British energy company EDF Energy has come under fire after a 13-year-old-boy won the Pretty Curious competition, which was initially part of a campaign to attract teenage girls to STEM.  BBC

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