The USA-based SoundGirls was formed in 2013 by Karrie Keyes and Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato. Their focus has expanded from women in live sound to women in all aspects of audio, and they have many chapters worldwide. They also launched the EQL Directory which “seeks to bring the industry towards gender parity by uplifting and promoting the work of women and gender nonconforming people”. Visit https://makeiteql.com.
The AES D&I Committee has published Guidelines for the AES Conference and Convention Policy Committees. The guidelines, which were approved for release to the AES Community at the 145th AES Convention in New York (October, 2018), will be available here.
The Yorkshire Sound Women have published a guide to supporting women in sound (#audioequitypledge) which is described as a resource for men and all people interested in social equity in audio. The document has the support of the AES Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Closing the tech gender gap through philanthropy and corporate social responsibility. Abstract: “The US tech sector isn’t doing enough to build pathways into tech for women—particularly women of color. What is behind this gender gap, and what can tech companies do about it?”