SOURCE: Bowne & Co., Inc.

November 16, 2005 09:33 ET

Bowne Honors Ellen Kraus and Estela Valdez, 2005 YWCA Academy of Women Leaders of The City of New York

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 16, 2005 -- Bowne & Co., Inc. (NYSE: BNE) today announced the induction of Ellen Kraus and Estela Valdez into the YWCA Academy of Women Leaders at its 32nd celebration luncheon. The Academy, comprised of more than 2,000 members, is the nation's largest, most visible and important tribute to the outstanding accomplishments of executive women. Bowne & Co. has sponsored and participated in this annual event since 1996.

As Chief Architect and Senior Director of Bowne's Technology Platform, Ellen Kraus has made a lasting impression through her strong leadership style, innovative approach and tremendous motivational energy. She also exhibits these attributes in her outside involvement as a principal of the Westchester Chapter of Girls Inc., and member of Global Grid Forum and Women in Technology. Always available to offer professional advice, Ellen is viewed as an invaluable resource within the Bowne organization.

Respected as a valued and trusted partner in her position as Corporate Counsel, Estela Valdez is a role model for women in leadership. Driven by integrity, Estela consistently bridges clients' needs with Bowne's best interests to build strong relationships. She is an active member of the American Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Women of Color and the Columbia Law School Alumni Association, and has participated in the Legal Outreach Program and Women on Wall Street Conference.

Bowne nominees to the Academy are selected based on outstanding professional achievement, civic commitment and demonstrated leadership.

Ellen and Estela now join the ranks of other Bowne Women Leaders who have been inducted into the Academy.

About Bowne & Co., Inc.

Bowne & Co., Inc., founded in 1775, is a global leader in providing high-value solutions that empower our clients' communications.

--  Bowne Financial Print: The world's largest financial printer and
    leading EDGAR filer, specializing in the creation, management, translation
    and distribution of regulatory and compliance documents.
--  Bowne Enterprise Solutions: Digital composition, print, delivery and
    fulfillment of customized and personalized communications designed to
    enable companies to more-effectively target customers to increase market
--  Bowne Litigation Solutions: Consulting, electronic discovery and
    software solutions, including DecisionQuest®, one of the nation's largest
    trial research firms, bring our clients fresh perspective resulting in
    better informed choices about strategies and tactics at every step in the
    litigation process.
Bowne & Co. combines these capabilities with superior customer service, new technologies, confidentiality and integrity to manage, repurpose and distribute a client's information to any audience, through any medium, in any language, anywhere in the world. For more information, visit us at

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