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NYSE Euronext Highlights Financial Capability Week

NYSE Euronext to host forum with CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo, Nobel Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus, Girl Scouts of USA CEO Anna Maria Chavez and others followed by NYSE Closing Bell

Press invited to attend

For Release: 11 Apr 13
On Monday, April 15, NYSE Euronext will host a forum on "Financial Capability: Empowering Girls and Women" at the New York Stock Exchange in recognition of Financial Capability Week. The Forum will feature an interview with Maria Bartiromo, Anchor of CNBC's "Closing Bell" Anchor/Managing Editor of the nationally syndicated "On the Money with Maria Bartiromo" and Nobel Prize recipient and founder of Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus.  Joining Bartiromo and Yunus on the panel will be Anna Maria Chavez, CEO of Girl Scouts of USA, launching the Girl Scouts' new study on girls' financial capability; Annamaria Lusardi, Denit Trust Distinguished Scholar in Economics and Accountancy and Head of The Global Center for Financial Literacy at George Washington University and Kara Helander, Managing Director of BlackRock, who leads the firm's global efforts in diversity and inclusion and philanthropy.
The event is designed to bring together women and girls' empowerment organizations with the financial capability field to promote collaboration, as well as to bring non-profit leaders and policymakers together with executives from companies that care about these issues and seek to partner to promote the financial empowerment of women and girls.
Following the discussion, several of the panelists will ring the NYSE Closing Bell®.
For more information on NYSE Euronext's Financial Capability Week, please click here.
Monday, April 15, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street

1:15 p.m.    Press arrival for panel discussion
1:45 p.m.    Panel discussion begins
1:55 p.m.    Intro of Muhammad Yunus
2:00 p.m.    Interview w/Yunus on women's financial empowerment in global environment
2:30 p.m.    Maria Bartiromo introduces Anna Maria Chavez
2:35 p.m.    Anna Maria Chavez presents finding of Girl Scout study
2:50 p.m. Panel: "Women and Girls' Financial Capability: Closing the Gender Gap"
*AnnaMaria Lusardi (comparative perspective on financial knowledge & behavior)
*Ana Maria Chavez (girls financial capability and cross-sector initiatives)
*Kara Helander (role of the private sector in promoting cross-sector initiatives for financial capability for women and girls)
*Representative from White House Council on Women and Girls (invited) (role of policymakers in promoting cross-sector initiatives for women and girls)
3:30 p.m.     Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
4:00 p.m.     The Closing Bell rings
Media interested in covering the event and/or the bell ringing MUST contact Judy Shaw at 212.656.4290 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 Closing Bell® (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
For photos and video of the panel discussion and bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell.