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The Broadsheet: March 3rd

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Valentina (@valzarya) here. Snapchat’s former COO has something up her sleeve, Hyundai’s chairwoman is trying to save her company, and model Ashley Graham is now a designer. Have a terrific Thursday.


 Mave move. Fortune‘s Dan Primack gets the scoop on Mave, a high-end personal concierge startup founded by former Snapchat and Instagram exec Emily White. Still in beta, the company is described as a “chief of staff for your household,” and the site’s main image is that of a woman’s shirt covered with pinned notes like “Call mother” and “Pick up the kids at 4:00.” We’re intrigued. Fortune


 Justice Jane? President Obama is vetting Jane Kelly, a federal appellate judge in Iowa and longtime public defender, as a potential nominee for the Supreme Court.  New York Times

 Hyundai’s heroine. Hyundai Group chairwoman Hyun Jeong-eun is spending millions of her own dollars to keep the storied South Korean conglomerate afloat.  Fortune

 Bad(ass) Robot. J.J. Abrams’ production company, Bad Robot, now requires women and minority candidates to be submitted for all writing, directing and acting jobs, in proportion to their representation in the U.S. population.  Hollywood Reporter

 YouAmbassadors. YouTube has announced two programs aimed at funding and highlighting women’s voices across its platform, one of which involves a partnership with the United Nations. Fortune

 Do it digitally. A new Accenture study finds that being tech savvy has disproportionately positive effects on women’s careers. Doubling the current rate at which women adapt to digital could lead to closing the workplace gender gap by 2040 in developed countries.  Fortune


 Kate Spade’s survival. This fascinating Racked feature dives into the history of Kate Spade, and looks at how the brand has managed to stay alive despite the 2007 departure of its founders, Kate and Andy Spade.  Racked

 Duchess of divorce. Laura Wasser specializes in helping multimillionaires and celebrities get married or divorced. Known for being one of the toughest in the business, Wasser counts Angeline Jolie, Kim Kardashian, and Britney Spears among her clients. Bloomberg

 Period Time Off. A British company is making headlines with a new policy that allows female employees to take time off due to menstruation pain and make it up later. BBC

 Beach to (Dress)barn. Sports Illustrated cover model Ashley Graham has launched a ready-to-wear-collection of dresses in partnership with retailer Dressbarn. Elle

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