Gina Haspel, Claire Foy, Hillary Clinton: Broadsheet March 14

 fortune.com  3/14/2018 12:04:17 PM   Valentina Zarya

Haspel’s history. With Secretary Rex Tillerson out and CIA chief Mike Pompeo taking his spot, the new head of the intelligence agency will, if confirmed, be Gina Haspel—the first woman to hold the job. What do we know about Haspel? The good: She has received several awards, including the George H. W. Bush Award for excellence in counterterrorism and the Presidential Rank Award, the highest award in the federal civil service. The ugly: A 2017 New York Times report says Haspel, in 2002, oversaw the torture of two suspects at a secret prison in Thailand and later was involved in the destruction of videotapes documenting that torture.
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 Las mujeres más poderosas. The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) has brought back its annual list of the 50 Most Powerful Latina women in Corporate America. Topping the list is PG&E CEO Geisha Williams (read my feature on her here). No. 2 is PepsiCo’s EVP for Global Operations Grace Puma, while PwC’s Maria Castañón Moats, vice chair and U.S. and Mexico assurance leader, rounds out the top three. 
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MS Lawsuit. According to court filings made public Monday, U.S. women working in technical roles at Microsoft filed 238 internal complaints of gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010 and 2016. Of the 118 claims of gender discrimination filed, the tech giant only deemed one as “founded.” That lawsuit, filed in Seattle in 2015, accuses Microsoft of systematically denying pay raises and promotions to women working there. The company denies discrimination of any kind.
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Manning’s not looking back. Speaking at the SXSW Conference on Tuesday morning, Chelsea Manning said she had no regrets about her “data dump” of hundreds of thousands of classified military documents with WikiLeaks in 2010. The former U.S. Army intelligence analyst served seven years in prison for violating the Espionage Act before her sentence was commuted by President Barack Obama in 2017. Proof that she’s looking forward and not backward? She has quietly filed to run for the U.S. Senate in her home state of Maryland.
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MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Scholastic announced the appointment of Stephanie Smirnov as executive vice president and head of global corporate communications. Shutterstock has hired Lisa Nadler as chief human resources officer.

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