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Founder of World Childhood Foundation, Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, and Princess Madeleine of Sweden, to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




World Childhood Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the most vulnerable children worldwide, especially those who are victims of sexual abuse and exploitation, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in partnership with Inwood House, a longtime grantee to the Foundation, to conduct a Symposium, entitled "Return on Concern – A Global Dialogue on Investing in our Next Generations: Prevention of Teenage Parenting."   NASDAQ is proud to host the event, which will occur on May 9, 2012 at the NASDAQ MarketSite.

To conclude the day's events and celebrate the work of World Childhood Foundation, Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, Founder of The World Childhood Foundation, and Princess Madeleine of Sweden will participate in the Closing Bell Ceremony.


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


Wednesday, May 9, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET   


Charlotte Brandin

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Ulrika Nasholm

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About World Childhood Foundation:       

Founded in 1999 by H.M. Queen Silvia, World Childhood Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the most vulnerable children worldwide, especially those who are victims of sexual abuse and exploitation. Currently supporting over 100 programs in 16 countries, Childhood focuses on investing in prevention, intervention and education efforts in Belarus, Brazil, Estonia, Cambodia, China, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Sweden, South Africa, Thailand, Germany, Ukraine and the United States. Since its inception, Childhood has granted nearly $60 million in over 600 projects.

About Inwood House:

Inwood House, founded in 1830 as a haven for sexually exploited and pregnant girls, is a leader in helping teens become healthy and self reliant adults by providing teen pregnancy prevention education, youth development programming, and the most comprehensive teen parent support services in New York City. With 22 program sites in New York City and New Jersey, Inwood House helps nearly 4,000 underserved teens and young families develop the knowledge, skills, and self-esteem they need to take charge of their lives.


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