Panel Discussion of Women Leaders in the Contemporary Music Industries, 8th March 2021, Women’s Musical Leadership Online Project

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.

Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/women-leaders-within-the-contemporary-music-industries-registration-139921437787

More information on the Women’s Musical Leadership Online Project is available here: https://fass.open.ac.uk/research/projects/wmlop

Programme

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.

Dr Laura Hamer

Dr. Helen Julia Minors

Dr. Laura Watson