ADVISORY, Aug. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Pencils of Promise, a non-profit organization that creates schools, programs and global communities around the common goal of education for all, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Meighan Stone, Executive Chairwoman, will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, August 17, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Pencils of Promise Contact:
Nasdaq MarketSite Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Pencils of Promise:
Pencils of Promise (“PoP”) is a for-purpose organization founded in 2008 with the goal of increasing access to quality education for children in the developing world. PoP works with communities across the globe to build schools and create programs that provide educational opportunities for children, no matter where they are born or what resources they have. To date, PoP has built over 420 schools and provides access to education to more than 74,000 students daily throughout our partner countries.
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 approximately 3,900 total listings with a market value of approximately $12 trillion. To learn more, visit: http://business.nasdaq.com