The Broadsheet: June 13th

June 13, 2016, 11:44 AM UTC

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Fortune’s Most Powerful Women International Summit kicks off today in London, Meg Whitman speaks out about Donald Trump, and the Tiger Mom returns. Above all, my thoughts are with the victims of the Orlando shooting. Have a peaceful Monday.


 London calling. In her latest exclusive story for Fortune, Sallie Krawcheck writes about the surprising mantra she uses to guide her career: What would my children think?

One lesson she hopes to impart to her kids is that your work can make a meaningful impact. Anyone searching for proof of that idea should look to Fortune's Most Powerful Women International Summit in London, which kicks off today. The confab is a opportunity for female leaders in business, politics, philanthropy, and the arts to gather and discuss the work they do—and how it is changing the world we live in. A few of the big names on this year's roster include Google EMEA marketing VP Yonca Brunini, former Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, and Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. Look for all extensive coverage of the event here and in our sister newsletter, The World's Most Powerful Women Fortune


 HPE's iconoclast. At Mitt Romney's annual off-the-record ideas summit, Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman reportedly grilled House Speaker Paul Ryan on his support of Donald Trump, calling the presumptive GOP nominee the latest in a long line of historic demagogues and explicitly comparing him to Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. It's fascinating to see Whitman—a longtime Republican—continue to speak so publicly and passionately against Trump. Washington Post

 Theranos theatricsJennifer Lawrence has signed on to play embattled Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes in a film directed by Adam McKay. Meanwhile, more drama at the real-life blood-testing company: Walgreens announced yesterday that it will be terminating its relationship with the firm, closing all 40 of the Theranos testing centers in its Arizona drug stores. Fortune

 From courtroom to Congress. Congresspeople this week will read the letter from the woman who was sexually assaulted by a former Stanford University student on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The reading will be sponsored by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA).  Time

 Lay off the "lady." Sonen Capital associate director Danielle Ginach, who called out the Alphabet shareholder that addressed Ruth Porat as the "lady CFO," writes about why she felt it was so important to speak up. "If someone at [Porat's] level of success cannot escape the trappings of gender, what hope is there for the rest of us?" Fortune

 Sad song. Former The Voice contestant Cristina Grimmie was fatally shot while signing autographs at an Orlando concert venue on Friday night. Her manager Brian Teefey—who is also Selena Gomez's stepfather—has launched a GoFundMe page to Grimmie’s family, which has already raised more than $85,000.  New York Daily News

 Body of evidence. Communication coach Mary Civiello weighs in on how women can use body language and other non-verbal signals to get their message across—even when it's a message some of their audience might not want to hear. Fortune


Each week, Fortune asks our Insider Network — an online community of prominent people in business and beyond — for career and leadership advice. Here's some of the best of what we heard last week.

From new girl to new friend. Lindsay Pattison, global CEO of Maxus, has four tips on making friends at a new job.  Fortune

 The network effect. How do you network when you're the only woman in the room? Just relax, be yourself, and don't be afraid to ask tons of questions, says Rachel Weiss, VP of digital innovation and entrepreneurship at L’Oréal USA. Fortune

Face your fears. Changing jobs can be scary, writes Anne Gordon, SVP of marketing, media and communications for the Philadelphia Eagles. Rather than trying to ignore your fears, take the time to address each one head on.  Fortune


Fixing feminism. In an op-ed for the New York Times, former dean of Columbia's journalism school Judith Shulevitz writes about the need to redefine feminism to include parents of both genders. She muses: "What if child-rearing weren’t an interruption to a career but a respected precursor to it, like universal service or the draft? Both sexes would be expected to chip in, and the state would support young parents the way it now supports veterans." New York Times

 Tiger Mom returns. Amy Chua, the Yale Law School professor and author of the controversial Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, writes about why she asked her two daughters—who are now in their 20s—to sign a contract spelling out their responsibilities for sharing their parents' Manhattan apartment for the summer.  Wall Street Journal

Hillary pretext. Alison Mitchell writes that Geraldine Ferrano's 1984 vice presidential run can tell us "a lot about how the country has changed, and how it has not" over the past 32 years. New York Times

 Soledad speaks. Soledad O'Brien talks about her educational charity Starfish Foundation, the gender pay gap, and her disappointment with cable news election coverage. The Hollywood Reporter

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Why the Stanford rape conviction actually represents progress  New York Times

Hillary Clinton, Tracy Flick, and the reclaiming of female ambition  The Atlantic

This nine-year-old girl is the youngest attendee at Apple's development conference  Fortune

Cut from a different cloth: Savile Row's first female tailor  Bloomberg



Ellen DeGeneres, reacting to news of the Orlando shootings

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