International Alliance for Women in Music

Education Grant Winner Archive

This grant helps teachers bring a greater focus on women in music to their students.

IAWM 2021 Education Grant Winner

Aluma Sadick Bashir was awarded the 2021 IAWM Education Grant for her project, Music is Female

This inspiring project enabled Aluma Sadick Bashir to hold a program of masterclasses highlighting the work of female musicians across a range of genres. The three-day program, for students aged from 4-18 years living in Nsambya, Uganda, aimed to inspire young girls to engage in music making and provided an opportunity for students to connect and share their own creativity by performing for each other.

Special thanks to the jury: Kerensa Briggs, Wanda Brister Rachwal and Nicole Murphy.