Saffron, a leading nonprofit that promotes gender equality in music technology, has launched a fundraising campaign.
The organization is currently struggling to secure its future with the departure of major donors and many other important sources of art grants and revenue.Saffron founder Laura Lewis-Paul said: said to
By providing essential access to resources and a supportive community, Saffron has been providing space, visibility and representation in music technology for women, women-identifying and non-binary since 2016. have produced.
The organization runs courses accessible both online and face-to-face across the UK, helping marginalized people develop skills and knowledge in music production, audio engineering and DJing. I am supporting. They also run 7 Days of Sound, her week-long digital event that invites prominent women in the fields of electronic music and music technology to share their expertise.
latest report (opens in new tab) USC Annenberg research shows that less than 5% of the music tech industry is made up of women, nonbinary or transgender people, and less than 1% are people of color.Producer (opens in new tab) in music had only six non-male entries.
Organizations like Saffron are helping to address this imbalance and build a more equitable music industry. In 2022, he has provided over 1,000 people around the world with music technology training and community his infrastructure.
Support Saffron by donating to our GoFundMe campaign.
For more information on Saffron’s work, please visit our website.
Revisit our 2022 interview with the Saffron team.