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Women In Toys to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell




Women In Toys (WIT) will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. WIT is a global organization for women working in toy, licensing & entertainment industries. Their global programming and initiatives support corporate executives, business owners, inventors and consultants through all the stages of their career.

In honor of the occasion, Ashley Mady, President, will ring the Closing Bell.


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


Friday, February 16, 2018 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Women In Toys Contact:

Mary Kay Russell, Executive Director

(630) 661-3541

Nasdaq MarketSite Media Contact:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

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


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Founded in 1991, Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WIT) is the leading global professional women’s organization dedicated to providing inspiring, empowering opportunities for career growth through knowledge and connections in the toy, licensing and entertainment industries. Through the WIT Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, WIT empowers young women by granting scholarships to students enrolled in undergraduate programs focused on toy design, engineering, business, entrepreneurial studies, and other industry-related programs. WIT has chapters throughout the U.S., Canada, Hong Kong, The UK, France and Australia, with liaisons in Finland, Germany, and Lebanon. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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