Girls That Create has put together a list of resources for families with girls who wish to become musicians and have careers in music. If you would like to suggest organizations or resources for this list, don’t hesitate to contact us at erin(at)girlsthatcreate.com. Thank you.
Alliance for Women Film Composers (AWFC): Strives to support and celebrate the work of women composers through advocacy and education.
Change the Conversation: Fights gender inequality in the music industry by providing support, education, and community for female artists and executives.
Digital Divas: Empowering women at the intersection of Music and Digital through networking, mentoring, and support.
FEMMUSIC: Online site for emerging women in music.
Girls Rock Camp Alliance: An international membership network of youth-centered arts and social justice organizations.
International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM): Fosters and encourages the activities of women in music. Devoted to the equity, promotion and advocacy of women in music across time, cultures and genres.
International Women’s Brass Conference: Mission is to educate, develop, support, and promote women brass musicians while inspiring continued excellence and opportunities in the broader musical world.
National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (NABFEME): A diverse non-profit, networking, empowerment and resource base for women in the business of music and entertainment.
She is the Music (SITM): A nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase the number of women working in music – songwriters, engineers, producers, artists, and industry professionals.
shesaid.so: A global independent community of women and gender minorities in the music industry.
She Shreds: Dedicated to women guitarists and bassists, their mission is to educate, empower, and inspire people through unexplored musical and cultural landscapes.
Songwriter Girl: Empowering women and girls through songwriting.
SoundGirls.org: Mission is to create a supportive community for women in audio and music production, providing the tools, knowledge, and support to further their careers.
Tom Tom Magazine: The only media company in the world dedicated to female and gnc drummers. They are also the producer and creator of the Hit Like a Girl Contest: the only contest for female drummers in the world.
Women’s Audio Mission: Dedicated to the advancement of women/ gender-diverse individuals in music production and the recording arts.
Women in Music: Non-profit working to advance the awareness, equality, diversity, heritage, opportunities, and cultural aspects of women in the musical arts through education, support, empowerment, and recognition.
Women’s International Music Network: A hub to connect women in all facets of the music industry.
Women in Jazz Association, Inc.: Dedicated to the preservation, education, exposure and performance of jazz music. They focus on performance opportunities for female vocalists and instrumentalists.
Women Make Music (PRS Foundation): Supports the development of outstanding women, trans and non binary songwriters and composers of all genres and backgrounds at different stages of their career.
Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy: Promotes the works of women composers and celebrate the legacy of The Women’s Philharmonic.
#WomxnCrush Music: Dedicated to creating opportunities through community for inspiring rising womxn songwriters.