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FAIRFAX, VA, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today announced that Donna Morea, President of CGI's U.S., Europe and Asia operations, was honored with the 2010 Woman of the Year Award from Learning for Life and the Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council.
Morea received the award during the June 24, 2010 Learning for Life 6th Annual Woman of the Year Dinner, where she was recognized for her outstanding support of youth and for promoting character education, life skills and career awareness programs in the community.
Learning for Life's mission is to enable young people to become responsible individuals by teaching positive character traits, career development, leadership and life skills so they can make ethical choices and achieve their full potential.
As the outgoing chairperson of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, Morea is also active in the Council's Equal Footing Foundation which provides community youth with access to Computer Clubhouses and other educational tools needed to compete with a skilled and educated workforce.
"I have great hope in this next generation of leaders," said Donna Morea. "They have enormous potential to teach us all and it is essential that we continue to invest in their bright futures. I am thrilled to receive this honor from Learning for Life and the Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council."
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 26,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. As at March 31, 2010, CGI's order backlog was $11.4 billion. CGI shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in both, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.
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