I just wanted to let you know about The SOCAN Foundation’s Equity X Production Mentorship Program, striving to address the lack of diverse representation among producers. The Equity X Production Mentorship Program was developed in response to research conducted by the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative. In 2019, the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative released a report that identified that women make up only 2.1% of producers throughout the top 100 hundred Billboard songs annually from 2012 to 2018. That report also validated that women producers are underrepresented 47 to 1 by male producers in the data analyzed.
Up to 25 women and gender minorities will be selected to participate in a six-course webinar series with small group mentorship sessions. This six-week program will take place virtually on a biweekly basis starting on September 22nd, 2020 (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00-6:30pm EST). Participation in the entirety of the program is mandatory
To learn more about how to apply for the program, visit the link below.