NYSE Euronext Hosts International Women’s Day at the New York Stock Exchange

  NYSE Euronext Hosts International Women’s Day at the New York Stock Exchange

  Global Bell Ringing Across NYSE Euronext Markets in Honor of International
                                 Women’s Day

            Photo/Video Assets of The Opening Bell^SM at the NYSE

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 8, 2013

Today, in celebration of International Women’s Day, the New York Stock
Exchange (NYSE) hosted a gathering of women “Changing the Conversation”
through an insightful panel and roundtable discussions on the
interconnectivity of philanthropy, education, capital development, technology
and communication.

The "Changing the Conversation" panel moderated by Rebecca Jarvis, CBS, and
including: Reshma Saujan ...

The "Changing the Conversation" panel moderated by Rebecca Jarvis, CBS, and
including: Reshma Saujani, Founder of Girls Who Code; Kathleen M. Kelley,
Founder and CIO of Queen Anne's Gate Capital Management; Mary Whipple, US
Olympic Gold Medalist; Dr. Danielle Moss Lee, CEO of YWCA of the City of New
York, and Keisha Sutton Hames, VP of Inner City Broadcasting, ring The Opening
Bell at the New York Stock Exchange commemorating International Women's Day on
March 8, 2013. (Photo Ben Hider/NYSE Euronext)

The “Changing the Conversation” discussion was moderated by Rebecca Jarvis,
CBS and included the following panelists who rang The Opening Bell ^ SM at the
NYSE:

  *Reshma Saujani, Girls Who Code, Founder
  *Kathleen M. Kelley, Queen Anne’s Gate Capital Management, Founder and
    Chief Investment Officer
  *Mary Whipple, US Olympic Gold Medalist and Owner, 9th Seat
  *Dr. Danielle Moss Lee, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA of the City of New
    York
  *Keisha Sutton James,  Inner City Broadcasting (ICBC), Vice President

Seventy-five women comprising unique and diverse backgrounds attended the NYSE
thought leadership event, highlighting achievements and contributions women
have made in entrepreneurial, social, economic, financial and philanthropic
arenas.

“International Women’s Day underscores the collective efforts of the NYSE
community to activate the tremendous power and resources women contribute to
the global initiative highlighted on this extraordinary day,”said Laura
Morrison, Head of U.S. Global Index and Exchange Traded Product Group, NYSE
Euronext. “Our Changing the Conversation forum provides an wonderful
opportunity to showcase the individual contributions of uniquely-talented
women, who inspire us to move towards a greater, focused, collaborative
vision.”

“An integral component of the NYSE community is our high tech high touch
approach. This ideology can also unlock the tremendous power and resources of
women,” said Thea Pagel, Managing Director of Events, Global Marketing and
Branding at NYSE Euronext. “Our Changing the Conversation forum allows
uniquely talented women who are at the front edge of capital generation, STEM,
education and social movement to share their stories and knowledge to inspire
and move us towards creating both better business and a stronger society.”

Additionally, NYSE Euronext markets in Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon and Paris
recognized International Women’s Day by opening or closing the trading day on
March 8 with female leaders and executives representing various philanthropic
and entrepreneurial organizations.

For more information about NYSE Euronext International Women’s Day 2013,
please go to: https://www.nyx.com/en/events/nyse-womens-day

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Resources:

  *Photos of International Women’s Day NYSE Opening Bell
  *Video footage of the NYSE Opening Bell

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About NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and
provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe
and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and
exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding
European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets - the New York
Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca -
represent one-third of the world’s equities trading, the most liquidity of any
global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the
leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest
derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive
commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services
through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index. For more
information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.

About Girls Who Code

Launched in Spring 2012,GirlsWhoCodeis a national nonprofit organization
working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors.
With backing from Twitter, Google, and GE,GirlsWhoCodeprograms work to
educate, inspire, and equip high schoolgirlswith the skills and resources to
pursue opportunities in technology and engineering and become more empowered,
engaged, and impactful citizens.

About Queen Anne’s Gate Capital Management

Queen Anne’s Gate Capital Management is the investment adviser to QAG Macro
Global Macro Fund LTD, a discretionary global macro hedge fund with a
commodity focus. The QAG Global Macro Fund seeks an absolute rate of return
through a discretionary global macro strategy, implemented with a disciplined
risk management framework. The fund employs a strategy focused on commodities,
fixed income and foreign exchange. Four to five macro themes are typically
expressed primarily through commodity futures and options, with smaller
allocations to fixed income and foreign exchange. Employing a combination of
directional and relative value investments, the portfolio manager, Kathleen
Kelley has generated alpha from both short and long sides of the portfolio.
QAG is committed to an intensive fundamental research process to identify
opportunities with a three month to one year horizon. QAG launched on
September 1, 2012.

About USRowing

USRowing is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic
Committee as the governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States.
USRowing’s official suppliers include Boathouse Sports, Vespoli, WinTech,
Filippi, Croker Oars, Rudy Project, Concept2, Nielsen Kellerman and Ludus
Tours. USRowing also receives generous support from the National Rowing
Foundation and its corporate sponsors and partners ANXeBusiness Corp, Voxer,
EMCVenues, Whole Foods and One Equity Partners. For more information, visit
www.usrowing.org. The USRowing National Team program relies on strong
partnerships to enable continued success. New opportunities exist to support
the teams through the next quadrennial, culminating with the 2016 Olympic
Games in Rio. America Rows, which supports diversity in rowing, and the
USRowing adaptive programs also benefit from corporate support.

About the YWCA of the City of New York

Established in 1858, the YWCA of the City of New York is one of the nation’s
oldest non-profit organizations dedicated to empowering women and eliminating
racism. We focus on underserved families through job training, educational
child care and after school programs; partnerships with business, government
and other not-for-profits; and advocacy on behalf of the clients we serve.

About Inner City Broadcasting Corporation (ICBC)

Inner City Broadcasting Corporation is a New York-based media and
telecommunications company founded in 1971 by Percy E. Sutton and a group of
fellow Harlem-based investors and other prominent African-Americans. Initially
focused on radio broadcasting, Inner City also owned and restored the famed
Apollo Theater in Harlem, produced the hit television show "It's Showtime at
the Apollo," invested in cellular communications systems and owned and
operated cable systems in New York and Philadelphia. Inner City continues to
seek new opportunities in telecommunications and media.

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Contact:

New York Stock Exchange
Annmarie Gioia
212.656.5437
agioia@nyx.com
or
NYSE Euronext Markets
Rineke Reitsma
+31 (0)20 550 4110
rreitsma@nyx.com
 
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