Hosting of a Queen’s University discussion on women in music technology. I invited 11 female musicians who work with digital technologies, and designed and led a debate on women working in music technology around the world.

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    The Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC) at Queen’s University Belfast, led by Dr Franziska Schroeder, hosted a roundtable discussion and debate on women in music technology around the world. A number of leading international organisations took part in the event including: the Female Laptop Orchestra (UK), Women in Music Tech (USA), WoNoMute (Norway), Sonora (Brazil) and Yorkshire Sound Women Network (UK). The roundtable panel discussion was led by Dr Schroeder and was followed by a Q&A session which explored transversal topics and open issues in the field such as women role models, visibility of women’s work, mentoring, collaboration, funding, impact assessment, and sustainability. The event was organised by Dr Franziska Schroeder from the School of Arts, English and Languages and SARC at Queen’s University. Dr Schroder said: “This event will showcase the role of women in music technology around the world, and discuss a number of challenges which women working in music technology face" “We are delighted to welcome so many leading women in the music industry from a number of high-profile international organisations to take part in this timely discussion and debate, and we hope to learn how we can better collaborate and champion each other.”
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Nov 2018

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