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NYSE Commemorates International Women’s Day at the New York Stock Exchange on March 8
For Release: 04 Mar 13
"Changing the Conversation” Panel Discussion Followed by The Opening BellSM

Global Bell Ringing Across NYSE Euronext Markets in Honor of International Women’s Day

- Media Interview Opportunities Available Following the NYSE Opening Bell  -

On Friday, March 8, in celebration of International Women’s Day, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) will host a gathering of women “Changing the Conversation” through an insightful panel  and roundtable discussions on the interconnectivity of philanthropy, education, capital development, technology and communication.

Changing the Conversation” will be moderated by Rebecca Jarvis, CBS and include the following panelists:
• Reshma Saujani, Girls Who Code, Founder
• Kathleen M. Kelley, Queen Anne’s Gate Capital Management, Founder and Chief Investment Officer
• Mary Whipple, US Olympic Gold Medalist and Owner, 9th Seat
• Dr. Danielle Moss Lee, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA of the City of New York
• Keisha Sutton James, Inner City Broadcasting (ICBC), Vice President

Topics include:
• Education & Capital
• Global Community & Competition
• Technology & Social Media
• Corporate Policies & Philanthropy

To mark this special occasion, “Changing the Conversation” moderator and panelists will ring The Opening BellSM at the New York Stock Exchange.

Additionally, NYSE Euronext markets in Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon and Paris  will recognize International Women’s Day by opening or closing the trading day on March 8 with female leaders and executives representing various philanthropic and entrepreneurial organizations. 

For more information about NYSE Euronext International Women’s Day 2013, please go to:

Friday, March 8, 2013

NYSE Security Checkpoint/tent at the corner of Exchange Place & Broad Street
9:00 a.m.            Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
9:30 a.m.            The NYSE Opening Bell rings

NYSE Contact:
Media interested in covering the NYSE bell ringing MUST contact Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437 or

For more information on NYSE Euronext Markets global commemoration of International Women’s Day, please contact Rineke Reitsma at +31 (0)20 550 4110 or

Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420), European Press Agency (917.670.1323), and Insider Images. The Opening Bell (starting at 9:25 a.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.

Social Media:
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For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell. 

About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets - the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca - represent one-third of the world’s equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index. For more information, please visit:

About Girls Who Code
Launched in Spring 2012, Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors. With backing from Twitter, Google, and GE, Girls Who Code programs work to educate, inspire, and equip high school girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in technology and engineering and become more empowered, engaged, and impactful citizens.

About Queen Anne’s Gate Capital Management
Queen Anne’s Gate Capital Management is the investment adviser to QAG Macro Global Macro Fund LTD, a discretionary global macro hedge fund with a commodity focus. The QAG Global Macro Fund seeks an absolute rate of return through a discretionary global macro strategy, implemented with a disciplined risk management framework. The fund employs a strategy focused on commodities, fixed income and foreign exchange. Four to five macro themes are typically expressed primarily through commodity futures and options, with smaller allocations to fixed income and foreign exchange. Employing a combination of directional and relative value investments, the portfolio manager, Kathleen Kelley has generated alpha from both short and long sides of the portfolio. QAG is committed to an intensive fundamental research process to identify opportunities with a three month to one year horizon. QAG launched on September 1, 2012.

About USRowing
USRowing is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States. USRowing’s official suppliers include Boathouse Sports, Vespoli, WinTech, Filippi, Croker Oars, Rudy Project, Concept2, Nielsen Kellerman and Ludus Tours. USRowing also receives generous support from the National Rowing Foundation and its corporate sponsors and partners ANXeBusiness Corp, Voxer, EMCVenues, Whole Foods and One Equity Partners. For more information, visit The USRowing National Team program relies on strong partnerships to enable continued success. New opportunities exist to support the teams through the next quadrennial, culminating with the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. America Rows, which supports diversity in rowing, and the USRowing adaptive programs also benefit from corporate support.

About the YWCA of the City of New York
Established in 1858, the YWCA of the City of New York is one of the nation’s oldest non-profit organizations dedicated to empowering women and eliminating racism. We focus on underserved families through job training, educational child care and after school programs; partnerships with business, government and other not-for-profits; and advocacy on behalf of the clients we serve.

About Inner City Broadcasting Corporation (ICBC)
Inner City Broadcasting Corporation is a New York-based media and telecommunications company founded in 1971 by Percy E. Sutton and a group of fellow Harlem-based investors and other prominent African-Americans.  Initially focused on radio broadcasting, Inner City also owned and restored the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem, produced the hit television show "It's Showtime at the Apollo," invested in cellular communications systems and owned and operated cable systems in New York and Philadelphia.  Inner City continues to seek new opportunities in telecommunications and media.