Date(s) - 06/15/2023
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Check out our latest online panel featuring amazing women in music.
Laura Whitmore sits down with incredible women in music as they share their career stories, offer advice and answer questions.
- Lyndsay Love-Bivens, Artist and Community Relations Manager at Taylor Guitars
- Stacey Ryan, Chief Operating Officer, School of Rock and She Rocks Awards Honoree
- Beth Marlis, Vice President, Musicians Institute | College of Contemporary Music, Executive Director, The Musicians Foundation, Advisory Board, The Women’s International Music Network
- Erin Venables, Sr. Industry Relations Manager, Music, Dolby Laboratories
- Karrie Keyes, Monitor Engineer/Pearl Jam/Eddie Vedder and co-founder Soundgirls.org. Advisory Board, The Women’s International Music Network
Stacey Ryan of School of Rock
Stacey Ryan is the Chief Operating Officer of School of Rock, the most revolutionary music education program in the world. Stacey and her team are responsible for operational excellence, safety and brand compliance for the global franchise system. She leads efforts throughout 15 countries to consistently deliver outstanding technical learning and personal development of 60,000 students in a safe, inclusive, and encouraging environment. The result is enriched and improved with a specific focus on the emotional well-being of students.
Stacey is passionate about leaning into and navigating complexities specific to women in corporate leadership roles. With this passion, she developed and launched a Community Resource Group, FrontWomen, which meets quarterly. Discussions are focused on womens’ empowerment and how to develop strong leadership skills in a predominantly male-driven industry.
Stacey is the winner of the 2023 She Rocks Champion Award. In her personal time, Stacey is an advocate for animal rights and social justice reform often volunteering her time at sanctuaries and with exonerated individuals.
Lindsay Love of Taylor Guitars
Lindsay Love-Bivens is the Artist and Community Relations Manager at Taylor Guitars. As a guitar playing artist with over 15 years of experience across various genres, her passion for music and diverse talents led her to join Taylor Guitars in 2018.
Since joining Taylor’s artist relations & marketing team, Lindsay has expanded the company’s community outreach efforts by partnering with music educational non-profits and schools in historically underserved areas. She’s also assisted in revamping the artist relations department’s programs and organizational structure, resulting in incredible growth and diversity in artist outreach, representation, and artist content.
In 2021, Lindsay produced and directed a mini documentary on the National Museum of African American Music titled Deep Roots, highlighting the impact of Black music on America. Outside Taylor, Lindsay has held senior creative leadership roles at large churches and worked with organizations advising their executives on diversity and culture. She studied music and biblical studies at PLNU before working as an independent artist.