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Tory Burch Foundation to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, March 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Tory Burch Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women entrepreneurs, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square, as part of its “Embrace Ambition” campaign.

Launched Wednesday (3/8/17) to coincide with International Women's Day and Women’s History Month, the Tory Burch Foundation's "Embrace Ambition" campaign encourages women to own their power, drive and dreams. Inspired by Tory’s personal experience as a woman and an entrepreneur, the campaign aims to address the double standard that exists around ambition, which is often seen as a great attribute in men and as a negative one in women.

In honor of the occasion, Laurie Fabiano, President of the Tory Burch Foundation will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Friday, March 10, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET        

Tory Burch Foundation Contact:

Frances Pennington, SVP Global PR & Brand Communications, Tory Burch

fpennington@toryburch.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

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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 Tory Burch Foundation

The Tory Burch Foundation empowers women entrepreneurs by providing access to capital, education and digital resources: the Fellows Program provides ten Fellows annually with support to grow their businesses; the Tory Burch Capital Program, powered by Bank of America has distributed $25 million dollars in loans to 1,000 women entrepreneurs; more than 140 women have completed an in-depth business education course through the Tory Burch Foundation cohort of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Education Program; and the Foundation’s website, www.ToryBurchFoundation.org, is a go-to destination for women entrepreneurs. In the past year, the Foundation provided online tools and digital education to more than 200,000 women entrepreneurs and more than 10,000 women created their business plans on ToryBurchFoundation.org. Follow the Tory Burch Foundation on InstagramFacebookLinkedIn and Twitter using hashtag #EmbraceAmbition.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables clients 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 85 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to approximately 3,800 listed companies with a market value of $10.1 trillion and nearly 18,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: business.nasdaq.com.

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