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-IBM Sponsorship underscores pivotal role played by women in
IT industry-


What: Press call with Winners

Where: The Great Room, Le Meridien Grosvenor House Hotel,
Park Lane, London, W1A 3AA.

When: Friday 14 July from 3pm

Now in its tenth year, the European Women of Achievement
Awards recognises the increasingly important contribution
made by women in the fields of business, the arts and
humanitarian work. This year's awards will be given in five
categories: The Arts, Business, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian
and Professional. Some of the nominees include:

- Rose Mary Farenden - director employee relations, Ford
Motor Company. - Lesley Ann Harrison - general manager,
in-flight services, British Midland. - Rosie Pressland -
owner/principal, Pocklington Montessori School ltd. - Silvia
Dimitrova - Bulgarian icon painter/artist

Profiles of all the candidates shortlisted for the awards
are available on request. IBM's sponsorship
of this prestigious event reflects the valuable contribution
that women have played in IBM's success and the growing and
diverse role that women play in the IT industry generally.
The importance that IBM attaches to this event is
underscored by the presence of Hans Ulrich Maerki, IBM
Global Services European General Manager, and Rebecca
George, EMEA Recruitment Manager, IBM Global Services.

IBM has recently completed a white paper looking at the role
played by women in the IT industry. Rebecca George will be
available to discuss the main findings and issues raised.

The awards reception commences at 12:30pm. If you would like
to attend the reception, please contact Jo Begbie or Claire
Hibbitt at jbegbie@uk.brodeur.com/chibbitt@uk.brodeur.com
or call 01753 790700.

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