TORONTO, September 21, 2009 – As a proud supporter of Girl !mpact, an innovative non-profit whose mission is to empower girls to champion each other creating the most direct route to positive social change, Sony Canada is giving eleven local girls the latest Cyber-shot® digital camera and accessories to shoot spectacular panoramas from the height of their adventure atop Mount Kilimanjaro.
Eleven girls from five schools in
"Sony congratulates these eleven ambitious young women on their dedicated training and fundraising efforts," says Samuel Yip, marketing director in the digital imaging business at Sony
The girls will take breathtaking panoramic images using Sony's DSC-TX1 Cyber-shot® digital camera featuring Sweep Panorama Mode. They'll also take along the new Sony GPS-CS3KA Image Tracker, to geotag their images so they can easily map their photos of mountains, wildlife, and sunsets. Matching Sony camera cases will protect the cameras from the elements, and Sony batteries and memory sticks will ensure they never miss the perfect shot.
About Girl !mpact
Girl !mpact launched in early 2009 to empower girls to champion and support one another, creating a direct connection between them that fosters the roots of positive social change at home and around the world. Girl !mpact believes that by giving young women the tools they need — be it through education or extra curricular experiences — we can inspire and build a future community of women who are strong, educated, and highly esteemed, and who feel supported by their peers. Girl !mpact is a non-profit organization funded entirely by voluntary contributions from individuals, businesses, foundations and governments. http://www.girlimpact.org/.
About Sony of Canada Ltd.
Established in1955, Sony of Canada Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation, of
Sony is one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world with a portfolio that includes electronics, music, movies, games and online businesses.
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