Glass Half Full: Deutsche Bank DIDN'T Name Its Women In Business Conference "Look To The Penis"

How about a look on the bright side, people?
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A lot of people are giving the Germans a lot of flak for what they DID name their conference, but how about some credit for what they could've gone with but held back on?

The Women in Asian Business conference, held in Singapore today (Sept. 22), was themed Men Matter. It sounds counterintuitive, as event co-chair Antonia Cowdry, regional head of human resources for the bank in Asia Pacific, admitted: “It may seem paradoxical for a Women in Business conference to focus on men, but by turning our attention this year to the role they can play in improving gender diversity, we want to reach decision-makers who previously hadn’t considered these issues,” she said in a news release ahead of the conference. The bank caught some flak on Twitter, where the hashtag #menmatter was picked apart by critics who saw it as heavy-handed.

Deutsche Bank had a forum on women in business and called it “Men Matter” [Quartz]

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