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iMentor Selected as the Beneficiary for the 100 Women in Hedge Funds New York Gala 2007

April 30, 2007


100 Women in Hedge Funds' Board of Directors has named iMentor as the beneficiary of its 6th Annual Gala to be held at Cipriani in New York City on November 14, 2007.

iMentor, founded in 1999 by John Griffin of Blue Ridge Capital, serves to cultivate relationships between young people and volunteer adult mentors through its innovative, technology-enriched mentoring model, combining e-mail correspondence with in-person meetings. To-date, iMentor has matched and supported over 4,000 mentor-mentee pairs, partnering with over 30 schools and after school programs in underserved communities.

Announcing the decision, Mimi Drake, a Director of the Board of 100 Women in Hedge Funds said, "We are thrilled that 100 Women in Hedge Funds will be partnering with iMentor at this important juncture in their development as they plan and execute a national rollout of their strategy. We are excited to share our efforts and enthusiasm with such an impressive organization."

Caroline Kim Oh, Executive Director of iMentor, said, "This visionary gift from 100 Women in Hedge Funds is truly inspiring to all of us at iMentor. We are excited to leverage this opportunity to extend the reach of iMentor's impact on a national scale. Over the last six years, iMentor has developed a pioneering new mentoring model that has the potential to exponentially increase the possibilities for mentoring in this country. This partnership with 100 Women in Hedge Funds fuels that exciting expansion. We are honored and delighted to be the beneficiary of this year's 100 Women in Hedge Funds charity Gala."

New York Gala Details

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Time: Cocktails at 6:00pm, Dinner at 7:00pm
Location: Cipriani 42nd Street
Purchase tickets: http://www.100womeninhedgefunds.org/pages/gala_2007.php

To purchase tables, inquire about sponsorship opportunities or to make an auction donation for the 100 Women in Hedge Funds' 6th Annual New York Gala on November 14, 2007, contact:

Juliette Cottrill or Kristin Mott
Gala Co-Chairs

100 Women in Hedge Funds
Phone: (203) 622-5448
E-mail: gala@100womeninhedgefunds.org

About 100 Women in Hedge Funds (www.100womeninhedgefunds.org)

100 Women in Hedge Funds serves alternative investment management investors and practitioners through unique educational, professional development, networking and philanthropic initiatives. Since its first event in 2002, 100 Women in Hedge Funds has hosted more than 100 events globally, connected more than 150 senior women through their Peer Advisory Councils and raised in excess of $10 million for philanthropic causes in the areas of women's health, education and mentoring.

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