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Worldfund to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell




Worldfund, an organization dedicated to improving education and fighting poverty in Latin America, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. 

In honor of the occasion, Luanne Zurlo, Founder and Executive Director, will ring the Opening Bell. 


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


Monday July 16, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET        


Louisa Benton

(212) 228-5353

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

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About WorldFund:

Worldfund is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) whose mission is to raise the quality of education in Latin America in order to transform lives and break the cycle of poverty. Worldfund delivers intensive training to public school teachers and principals, and provides support to non-profit schools and after school programs serving impoverished communities. Worldfund works in partnership with state governments to grow its programs to scale across entire school systems. Worldfund also brings multi-national corporations to the table to invest resources and expertise. Worldfund provides an excellent platform for corporations who want to invest in education for the long-term economic and social growth of the region.


• has invested over $12 million in education programs in the region since its 2002 launch

• directly impacts over 350,000 students annually

• aims to impact over 1.2 million students annually by 2015

Worldfund's Summer Fiesta will be held July 18 from 7-11 pm at the Hudson Terrace, 621 West 46th Street, NYC.   Tickets are $90 in advance, $100 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at


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