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The Emma Bowen Foundation to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, June 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Emma Bowen Foundation (EBF) is a non-profit organization founded in 1989 that focuses on increasing diversity in media and technology across all functions and levels. EBF does this by connecting promising students and experienced professionals of color to opportunities at top media and technology companies and advocating for best practices in diverse hiring, retention, and advancement.

In honor of the occasion, Rahsaan Harris, PhD, President & CEO, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, June 15, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Emma Bowen Media Contact:

Ayia Gospodinova

(212) 664-3649

Ayia.Gospodinova@nbcuni.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

18 mhz Lower

DL 3811 Vertical

FEC 3/4

SR 13.235

DR 18.295411

MOD 4:2:0

DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A live stream of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at:

https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://business.nasdaq.com/discover/market-bell-ceremonies and click on the market close of your choice.

About The Emma Bowen Foundation

Founded in 1989, the Emma Bowen Foundation connects promising students of color to internships and advocates for best practices in hiring, retention, and advancement in the media and technology industries. During its history, the Foundation has provided paid internships for almost 800 students of color. Over 74% of alumni pursue careers in the media and technology fields in roles ranging from account executives, engineers, on air-reporters, and include Emmy and Peabody award winners. Corporate partners range from major television networks such as CBS, to public relations firms as FleishmanHillard and technology leaders as Concurrent Computer Corporation.

For more information, please visit www.emmabowenfoundation.org or follow us @EmmaLBowenFdn (Twitter and Instagram) or Emma Bowen Foundation on Facebook.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 90 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to 3,800 total listings with a market value of $11 trillion. To learn more, visit: http://business.nasdaq.com.

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