100WF Donates $20K To Centre Against Abuse

September 25, 2017

The 100 Women in Finance [100WF] Gala held in June at the Commissioner’s House supported the  Centre Against Abuse [CAA], resulting in the Gala Committee making a donation of $20,000 to support the CAA’s programmes.

A spokesperson said, “The inaugural Bermuda event was attended by leaders in the financial services industry, and guests included the Deputy Governor of Bermuda, Ginny Ferson, and former Premier of Bermuda Michael Dunkley.”

Gillian Kersse, Chair of the 100WF Philanthropy Committee, Kareem James, Senior Relationship Manager at Bermuda Commercial Bank Limited, Pat Trott, Worldview Travel Ltd., and Alison Morrison, Chair of 100WF in Bermuda:

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“On 31st August, members of 100WF’s Gala Committee made a donation of $20,000 to support the CAA’s programmes, providing crisis support services to adult victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and bringing awareness to the community by providing building blocks for healthy relationships.

“The raffle to win two American Airlines tickets, sponsored by Worldview Travel Ltd., was won by Kareem James, Senior Relationship Manager at Bermuda Commercial Bank Limited. 100WF thanks Worldview Travel Ltd. for its generous donation of the prize.”

Alison Morrison, Sarah Demerling, Co-Chairs of 100WF Gala Committee, Gillian Kersse, Chair of the 100WF Philanthropy Committee, Lorna Dixon-Marable, Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of CAA, Laura Knox Clingerman, Member of 100WF Gala Committee, and Valerie Virgil, CAA:

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“Members of Bermuda’s financial services industries are invited to join 100 Women in Finance by visiting the website.

“Events across 100WF’s areas of focus of Education, Philanthropy, and Peer Engagement are planned throughout the year, with members invited to attend “Let’s Talk Tech” at the Bermuda National Gallery on 22nd September.”

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