Music and Social Justice: What Should We Be Doing?
Friday, September 25, 2020 — 9:00 am to 10:00 am PDT
Mary Luehrsen and Habib Bako create space for a conversation about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Representatives of the SWIM (Smart Women in Music) organization serve as an example of an underrepresented group of women CEOs that banded together to create opportunities for women in the music industry through mentorship and training. Presented by The NAMM Foundation.
Moderator: Mary Luehrsen, Executive Director, The NAMM Foundation.
Panelists: Habib Bako, Director of Community Building at Independent Sector; DeDe Heid, Executive Vice President at Heid Music; Crystal Morris, President/Owner of Gator Cases, Inc.; Kit Culpepper, Director Channel Strategy at C.F. Martin Guitars; and Lisa Steele-MacDonald, Director of Marketing at Yamaha Corporation of America.