Code.org To Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Dec. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: Code.org, the non-profit dedicated to expanding access to K-12 computer science, and the organizer of the global Hour of Code campaign will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Throughout this week, hundreds of thousands of classrooms worldwide will teach Code.org's courses in computer science and coding to tens of millions of students, from Alaska to Florida, from Argentina to Zimbabwe.

In honor of the occasion, Hadi Partovi, Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell. 

Where:Nasdaq MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43 rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio

When:Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET       

Code.org Media Contact:Jon Lanthier Jon@code.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:Emily Pan(646) 441-5120 emily.pan@nasdaq.com

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 DVBS QPSK

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Webcast: A live stream of the Nasdaq Opening 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 Open, please go to http://business.nasdaq.com/discover/market-bell-ceremonies and click on the market open of your choice.

About Code.org®Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Code.org organizes the annual  Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world, and provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States. Code.org is supported by generous donors including Microsoft, Facebook, the Infosys Foundation, Google, Omidyar Network, and  many more.

About NasdaqNasdaq (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 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 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,700 listed companies with a market value of $10.0 trillion and approximately 18,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com

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