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New Podcast: Laura Davidson, Shure Incorporated - Natalie & Stephanie sit down with Laura Davidson, the Lead Retail Market Development Specialist at Shure Incorporated to talk about her journey into the music industry and how she balances work and time for her to write and record her own music. … Continue readingNew Podcast: Laura Davidson, Shure Incorporated
Industry Leaders Honor Bernice Ash With Memorial Award - The NAMM Foundation, in partnership with several industry pioneers including Fred and Dinah Gretsch and the Ash family, have created the Bernice Ash Memorial Award. The award honors the remarkable life and legacy of Bernice Ash, a music retail visionary who spearheaded the expansion of the Sam Ash family-owned music stores. … Continue readingIndustry Leaders Honor Bernice Ash With Memorial Award
Upcoming Event: SWIM International Women’s Day Meetup - Join us in celebration of International Women’s Day for a productive networking session and discussion on the state of women leaders in MI and how to foster greater inclusion in
New Podcast: Iris & Ron Manus, Alfred Music - Iris & Ron Manus of Alfred Music represent three generations of trailblazers in the music products business. Listen in to hear more about how a small, family-owned music publisher in
New Podcast: Dr. Jen Hall, Executive Coach - Assessment author, executive coach and leadership trainer Jen Hall sits down with our hosts to discuss her experience guiding our inaugural SWIM Summit, and digs into what prospective applicants can
The SWIM Fund to Host 2nd Annual SWIM Summit - Carlsbad, California – January 13, 2021 – The Smart Women in Music Fund (SWIM) is pleased to announce the second annual SWIM Summit Leadership Program May 4-7, 2021, at the
New Podcast: Elisa Janson Jones, Conn-Selmer - Season 2 of our industry-minded podcast "SWIM Masters" has arrived! We couldn't be more excited and honored to welcome our first guest of our second-year roster of leaders----Elisa Janson Jones, Senior Manager of Online Learning for Conn-Selmer. … Continue readingNew Podcast: Elisa Janson Jones, Conn-Selmer
Saluting Carma Lou Beck, Retail and Industry Pioneer (1938-2021) - Carma Lou Beck, 82, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on January 4, 2021 after a long battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) and a recent pneumonia illness. Carma Lou was born
“Best Practices for Diversity in Marketing” - Join us at the Idea Center during Believe in Music Week on Jan. 18-22 for inciteful and productive conversations on the professional and leadership development of women in the music
“COVID: Overcoming Women’s Unique Challenges in the Workforce” - Join us at the Idea Center during Believe in Music Week on Jan. 18-22 for inciteful and productive conversations on the professional and leadership development of women in the music

 

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