Karen Abrams of Wynnewood; Cyril Abrams of Salisbury, N.C.; and Barbara and Mark Salem of Plainview, Long Island, announce the engagement of their children, Shira Beth Abrams and Eric Scott Salem.
Shira earned a bachelor's degree in art history and classical languages from Northwestern University. She is an account coordinator for Weber Shandwick in Manhattan.
Eric, who earned a bachelor's degree in management science and information systems from Penn State University, is a senior software engineer for International Securities Exchange in Manhattan.
Shira is the granddaughter of Miriam Yuter and the late Sam Yuter. Eric is the grandson of Elayne Salem and Emanuel Salem, and the late Alice and Joseph Nahmias.
The couple will be residing in Frankfurt, Germany, this fall, and will be married, upon their return, in January of 2011.