WIJO Projects, Events, & Initiatives

What Do We Do?

Here is a current list of all the work we have launched and completed since July 2017

(Updated January 2019)

Monthly Meetings

Hangs

Reading Group

International Women’s Day Concert @ United Nations International School

Holiday Party & Member Jam Session at Kitano Jazz, NYC

Lioness Concert Series – partnership with Convergence Arts

WIJO Mentors Program

WIJO @ WKCR – radio programs

Partnership with Jeff Hanley: PRI Jazz After Hours & Jazz Happening Now radio shows

Partnership with Mary Foster Conklin: A Broad Spectrum radio show

Stand at Jazzahead! 2019 Conference – Bremen, Germany

2018 NYC Women’s March

Member Gig Publicity: Weekly FB Posts and FB Event Co-Hosts

Social Media Accounts (FB, Twitter, Instagram)

Website

Educational Code of Conduct

Databases: Big Band Database/References, Educator Database/References, Discography Database

Suggested reading list

Consulting on Gender in Jazz – Stanford Jazz Workshop, Soda/Nest Jam Session

Women In Jazz Panel Discussions & Lectures (Poland – Krakow Music Academy, Chopin University of Music, Sopot Jazz Fest; NYC Winter JazzFest; Berklee College of Music/Women In Jazz Collective; The New School – Gender and Jazz Course; University of North Texas; University of Manitoba; Jazz At Lincoln Center – Band Director Academy ; Jazz At Lincoln Center – Jazz Girls Day; New York Music Month – Speed Talk; International Women in Music Leadership Conference/London)