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Author: Tori Kraj

November 9th: Save the Date!

The Women in Music Tech group is proud to announce the second edition of their fall concert and reception! Immerse yourself in the universe of Movement and Music through music technology and discover how we control music with gestures and videos with sound features, while exploring the intimate relationship between dance and music with us.…
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The Myth of Women’s Empowerment – The New York Times

Since 1980s feminists, the term empowerment has thrived into today’s society; however, political mobilization, which gave women the empowerment, was lost. Many western organizations focus on giving non-western women items that tie in with a one-time economic cost, which no studies conducted have shown that any of these efforts have actually empowered women. How empowerment…
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Pamela Z Suspends Crowd with Cross-Platform Performance – The Brown Daily Herald

Pamela Z is an innovative artist using a series of motion sensors, microphones, speakers, and visuals to perform compositions. She records her own vocals in real time in front of the audience as she builds a multi-layered composition that she also alters using a series of techniques. Occasionally she uses motion sensors attached to her…
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60 Female Artists and Innovators Announced for PRS Foundation’s Keychange Initiative – FestivalInsights.com

The PRS Foundation has released a new initiative called Keychange. It is a two year program that has sixty female music artists and innovators collaborating together to transform the gender norms in the music industry. The program features women from: Sweden, Spain, Iceland, Germany, Estonia, and the UK. In addition, it culminates to a finale…
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Research Suggests Students Are Biased Against Female Lecturers – The Economist

In a study conducted by the Journal of the European Economic Association, the researchers evaluated male and female teachers using the same content and teaching the same course. After four years of data collecting from 2009 to 2013, the study showed that students, male and female, ranked women teachers on average thirty-five points below their…
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