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Big Questions

Article by Anna Weisling June 29, 2017 Photo: Still image from LADY EFFULGENT “THE UPRISING” by Tabita Svane. One of the questions we are tasked with asking ourselves at Women in Music Tech (WiMT) is, “Will ______ bring more women into the field of music technology?” This is a simple question, but one which is worth thinking…
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Techno In 10 Minutes With Steffi (video) – Synthopia

The Dutch house and techno producer Steffi demonstrates her mastery in a 10-minute gear tour. Read more here  

Celebrating the 1st Anniversary of WiMT Newsletter

Article by Amruta Vidwans Jun 23, 2017 When we started Women in Music Tech in Spring 2016, among our objectives was to keep motivating women to join Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, in particular music technology. One way to do that was: 1) to give updates of activities happening within Georgia Tech and…
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The Crazy Adventure of Women in Music Tech

by Léa Ikkache May 10, 2017 Dear WiMT Newsletter readers, It is my pleasure to tell you the tale of this wonderful organization (Women in Music Tech) through the eyes of an insider. I am French, so allow me to start this letter with some good old grumbling. I went to a conference about Computer…
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Behind the Numbers: Attendance and Diversity in Electronic Music Conferences

by Anna Weisling March 1, 2017 One year ago I attended the fifth annual National Student Electronic Music Event (NSEME), a conference created by and for student musicians and composers. I was excited, as I always am, to be exposed to a weekend of music and art from individuals from all across of the country…
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Internship with Dr. Frank Clark on 3D Printed Flute

Photo: Left Victoria Kraj, right Dr. Frank Clark. by Victoria Kraj Feb 8, 2017 “All good things usually start with paperwork,” is what Dr. Frank Clark, Chair of the Georgia Tech School of Music, said to me as he began signing off on my school’s internship permission forms to be my mentor. Now that I think…
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Gender Imbalance and Music Technology

By Mason Bretan About a month ago I was asked to write an article for the WMT newsletter regarding the very broad topic of gender imbalance in music technology. While it is not surprising that a gender imbalance exists given that such gender biases are present in most technological fields, the imbalance is more extreme…
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If They Can, We Can Too: Why Improving the State of Gender Diversity at GTCMT Should not be Viewed as an Impossibility

by Zachary Kondak If one takes a look at the students at GTCMT, it becomes blatantly obvious that there is an imbalance between the number of women and men. The goal of Women in Music Tech at Georgia Tech is to try and reduce this imbalance as much as possible. This goal may seem impossible to…
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Potential of Music Tech to Attract More Women

by Vinod Subramanian I believe that the Women in Music Tech initiative has the potential to become a powerful organization that not only helps its own cause but also benefit similar organizations such as women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Music technology is an interdisciplinary field, which involves music theory, music performance, science and…
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The First Annual Women in Music Tech: Concert and Reception

by Léa Ikkache, Ashis Pati, and Anna Xambó Women in Music Tech was proud to introduce its first ever event: a concert & reception on November 2nd, 2016 at the wonderful venue The Garage. This was a daunting task (we started organizing 5 weeks ahead only), but the outcome was satisfactory: the place was packed,…
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