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Wednesday, November 6 • 16:30 - 17:55
Music Changemakers - the Initiatives

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Diversity and gender equality is finally being discussed in the music industry, but is actual change happening - and is it fast enough? We've pulled together the people making a difference through various initiatives aimed at creating a better gender space, and building foundations for young professionals to succeed and grow in a fair environment. They'll be answering the tough questions, discussing the results of their work - and asking, "Are we there yet?"

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Yvonne Meyer

Projectmanager, Helvetiarockt on Tour
Yvonne Meyer has been project manager at Helvetiarockt – the coordination and networking centre for female musicians* in jazz, pop and rock – since 2016. She has been co-managing director of the concert organiser bee-flat in the PROGR in Bern for many years. Previously she studied... Read More →
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Andrea Rothaug

Director / Founder / President, RockCity Hamburg e.V. / Music Women Germany / BVPop
Managing Director of RockCity Hamburg e.V., President of the German Association of Popular Music and Pop Culture, Founder of Music Women Germany, Initiator of Hanseplatte – Musik von hier, Clubkombinat Hamburg e.V. She is a certified artists & business coach,  music consultant... Read More →
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Jennifer Schild

Project Manager, Berlin Music Commission / musicBwomen
Jennifer Schild has been involved in the music business scene for over a decade. She gained a wide range of industry experience besides a deep knowledge of the industry and its developments. As a typical career changer Schild joined Motor Music in 2010, where she worked in the areas... Read More →
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Desiree Vach

Founder / Co-Founder/Manager GSA, Snowhite / Music Industry Women/INgrooves
Originally from the Rhineland Désirée J. Vach worked for the Berlin-based independent label Kitty-Yo (Peaches, Gonzales etc) which Vach left in 2006 to take over the management of the independent label Weekender Records Germany. In early 2009 Vach quit at Weekender Records Germany... Read More →
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Charlotte Decroix

MEWEM Mentorship Program Coordinator, FELIN
Graduate of a master of communication and media at the French Press Institute in Paris, Charlotte Decroix began her professional life in an event agency - La Lune Rousse. This experience allowed her to learn about production and project management, and to collaborate with many artists... Read More →
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Claudia Niemann

Project Manager, sparkx and shift|F | National Training
Claudia Niemann, Project Manager sparkx and shift|F | National Training | Erich PommerInstitut gGmbH Potsdam-BabelsbergClaudia Niemann joined the team of the Erich Pommer Institut in 2015. She works asProject Manager for the female leadership programs sparkx and shift|F – innovation... Read More →
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Melissa Perales

Curator / Consultant / Promoter / Co-founder, Music Pool Berlin / Torstrassenfestival/ NOW-Night School
Melissa Perales moved from Chicago to Berlin in the 90s. Since then she has organized an international film festival (Circles of Confusion WWFVF), owned her own restaurant (UCF), and began booking and promoting live shows and film screenings since 2004 under the moniker M:Soundtrack... Read More →
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Lindi Delight

Founder / Managing Director, De Light Management
Lindi Delight has been involved in the global electronic dance music scene for over a decade. At the end of 2016, Lindi launched her management agency, De Light Management, to focus on artist, brand and showcase management. The agency represents top brands Life and Death, Rekids... Read More →

Wednesday November 6, 2019 16:30 - 17:55 CET