Women in Music Tech Logo: Chinese Whispers and Collaborative Design

by Anna Xambó and Anna Weisling October 20, 2016 This month Women in Music Tech celebrates three important accomplishments: 1) we have launched the first issue of our newsletter, 2) we are finishing the preparations for our welcome concert and reception at The Garage on November 2, 2016, and 3) we have a logo! Identity […]


An annual conference organized by Creative Research in Sound Arts Practice (CRiSAP) that features live performance, audiovisual work, and paper presentations. SGFA establishes an open discussion about feminism and sound. This year the topic is around the auditory and social protocols of White Noise. More information at: http://www.crisap.org/research/projects/soundgenderfeminismactivism-2016-white-noise/

National Student Electronic Music Event Call for Works and Papers

This is an annual conference created by students and for students as a forum to discuss the electronic music field. The sixth National Student Electronic Music event will be held on March 10-11, 2017 at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to submit works. All female student composers […]

Ada Lovelace Day

The Ada Lovelace Day aims to bring more girls into STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) by raising the profile of women in STEM. The event is held yearly in London on the second Tuesday of October with a mission of international celebration of women’s achievements in STEM. Other related events happen around the world […]

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the world’s largest event of women technologists. Its mission is to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. It will be held in Houston, Texas from October 19-21, 2016. This year 15,000 attendees are expected to attend. Find out more at http://ghc.anitaborg.org/

An Interview with Grace Leslie

Interview by Amruta Vidwans and Anna Xambó October 4, 2016 A few words about Grace Leslie: Grace Leslie is an electronic musician and music cognition researcher. She is currently a postdoc at the MIT Media Lab where she develops music neurofeedback systems for creative and therapeutic applications. She received a PhD in Music & Cognitive […]

November 2nd: Save the Date!

What: Women in Music Tech, free concert & reception Where: the Garage (Tech Square) When: Nov 2nd, 7pm For a little over a year, people have found it very easy to remember me. They just had to think, ‘Oh, she’s the music technology major’. It’s such an unexpected and uncommon thing to study that it […]

“Joni Mitchell Made Me Realize That I Can Write Songs”

by Chris Laguna Occasionally you come across a situation so unexpected that it prompts you to reexamine your worldview. Perhaps this has happened to you this year. For me, such a moment occurred earlier this month (October) while reading an AMA. An AMA (Ask Me Anything) is a concept that was introduced by Reddit involving […]