musicHHwomen –, since 2017

RockCity Hamburg
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Promoting women and building their networks in the cultural and media sector; building women's networks with each other and with important cultural players; improving women's access to senior positions; overcoming ascribed roles and stereotypes; increasing the presence of women in the music industry

Target groups:
Women of different generations in Hamburg's music industry, women musicians, producers, music technicians, teachers, salespeople, managers

Expected results:
Connecting women, raising their visibility, and supporting them financially throughout the music industry in Hamburg; offering strategic career counselling; arranging placements for mentees in the cultural community; establishing an alumnae network

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Measure launched in 2017; meet-ups such as the Club of Heroines promoted dialogue and skill sharing; music mentorship programme, business coaching sessions and advisory measures conducted; country's first database of women in the music industry initiated and expanded, 286 entries as of December 2019; measure extended to other Land-level initiatives; national umbrella organisation "Music Women Germany" founded

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

A total of EU25,000 for three years: EU10,000 (2017); EU5000 (2018); EU10,000 (2019)

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Public Sector
Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales