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Northeastern Students Work Hard to Close Gender Gap in Music Industry

In recent news, Julia Linden and Andrea Larez—two second-year students—created the first collegiate chapter of Women in Music, a nonprofit that aids women in the music industry. The two discuss the inequality they have observed while trying to break into the field and how their organization will help others in their position.

I’ve just had experiences where I’ve been in the recording studio with all men, and your voice just is not as loud sometimes. But if you are loud, then you’re being ‘obnoxious.’ It’s just that power imbalance that can sometimes show up.

Andrea Larez, Second-year Student

Read more about this group here.

Women in Music Northeastern’s first meeting is at 6 p.m. on Sept. 26 in Ell Hall Room 411! There are a number of organizations on campus dedicated to feminist causes. Check out more here to find the right one for you.

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