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WE MAKE NOISE

(FORMERLY BEATS BY GIRLZ)

We harness the power of music and technology to advance global gender equity, equipping our communities with tools that cultivate limitless potential

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WHY WE EXIST

For too long women have been erased from media and history. I’m willing to challenge the currently accepted statistic that women producers are only 3%.”

- Anonymized Respondent

The Recording Academy, Women In The Mix Report 2022

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WHAT WE DO

We blend music creation, technology training, community building, and career development to instill the mindset and abilities needed for success in the music industry and beyond.

 % OF WOMEN IN THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 YEAR-END CHART OVER THE LAST DECADE (across 800 songs)

ARTISTS

22%

13%

SONGWRITERS

PRODUCERS

3%

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51 CITIES TO DATE

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IN 2022/2023 WE MAKE NOISE HAD:

16K

Attendees at 

our programs globally

27K

Total followers across our global & local chapter social media accounts

300K

Social Media Impressions on our global social media

67

Workshops

32

Showcases & Festivals

TOPICS WE TEACH:

Music Production 

Songwriting

Mixing

Beatmaking

Composition

DJ-ing

Social Justice

Live Performance

WHO WE WORK WITH:

K-12

Higher Ed

Community Centers

Non-profits

Independent Art Communities

Youth & Adult Programming

OUR TEAM

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Ángela Cortés

Director, Chapter Development &

Director, Chapters Latin America & Spain

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Beril Sarıaltun

Associate Director, Chapters

Europe, Asia & Africa

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Cassie Plunkett

Associate Director, Chapters

North America & Oceania

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Erin Barra-Jean

Executive Director & Founder

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Nan Macmillan

Director, Communications​

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Kiki O’Connell

Managing Director

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Shaunna Heckman

Director, Partnerships & Development Support

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 PARTNERS

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