Singer Alicia Keys is a part of the creation and launch of a new women-led music initiative: She Is The Music! 

The organizations goal is to close the large gender gaps within the music industry.

“We have to do something because the statistics are brutal.” – Alicia KEYS

Of almost 3,000 pop songwriters credited last year, only 12% were female, and only 3% of the engineers were female. She Is The Music is working towards changing these stats to create a 50/50 music industry. The organization will encourage companies to be more conscious on diversity when hiring industry.

“Our world is 50-50 and it’s time for our industry to reflect that.”

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