Women and Musical Leadership Online Project
Our new project is launch today online: https://fass.open.ac.uk/research/projects/wmlop
Led by Drs. Laura Hamer (Open University), Helen Julia Minors (Kingston University) and Laura Watson (Maynooth, Ireland) we will be hosting events run online. The first event is scheduled for International Women's Day, 8th March 2021:
Registration is now open for the Women’s Musical Leadership Online Project’s one-day event exploring Women Leaders within the Contemporary Music Industries. This event will take place online on International Women’s Day 2021 (Monday 8 March), 11am-4pm. This event is free, but registration is required. The Teams link will be emailed to all those who have registered, shortly after registration closes.
More information on the Women’s Musical Leadership Online Project is available here: https://fass.open.ac.uk/research/projects/wmlop
11am - 1pm: Panel Discussion of Women Leaders in the Contemporary Music Industries
This online panel will bring together four women leaders to discuss gender issues in the contemporary music industries within a cross-genre perspective.
Invited speakers: Alexandra Ampofo (Women Connect/Metropolis Music); Deborah Annetts (Incorporated Society of Musicians); Clare Duffin (University of the West of Scotland/Drummer/Manager); Harriet Wybor (PRS for Music, Classical).
1pm - 2pm: Lunch Break
2pm - 4pm: Afternoon Session with Vick Bain
Vick Bain, founder of The F-List directory of female musicians, considers women working within the contemporary music industries and presents her ground-breaking work to ensure greater gender inclusion.