Tag: gender equality

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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Requiem for Pauline Oliveros – BlogtheHum.wordpress.com

A tribute to Pauline Oliveros, who passed away on November 25, 2016. Pauline Oliveros was a pioneer figure in the Post-War American avant-garde in the field of experimental sound, both as a practitioner and academic. Oliveros has inspired and influenced next generations of women in the field of music and technology equalizing the terms of…
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Björk Slams Media Sexism in Powerful Open Letter: “Eat Your Bechdel Test Heart Out” – Pitchfork.com

Björk complained in an open letter on biased and sexist comments about her DJ sets at Day For Night in Houston. She was criticized for not performing and hiding behind the decks. Björk raised that male DJs do not receive the same critiques. Read more here

Gender Equity Conversations Move to Phase of Action – Daily Digest

From conversations among female students, faculty, and staff on gender-related Georgia Tech campus issues, a set of recommendations has been started to be implemented.. This includes promoting gender equity and celebrating the contribution of women in the community. Find out more at http://www.news.gatech.edu/2016/05/05/gender-equity-conversations-move-phase-action