Recently, Eventbrite sat down with WIM's President, Jessica Sobhraj, in honor of Women's History month to gather her thoughts on women’s value in the music industry, her journey to success, and her advice to other women.
Q. How do you discover and know your own value as a woman in the music industry?
Value is something that I’ve always determined for myself, with little regard to outside forces and opinions. I think it’s important for all of us to get to a very honest and clear place with ourselves about who we are, where we are, and what we bring to the table in every interaction we have.
I feel most valuable when I’m able to generate positive outcomes for my immediate network by making meaningful introductions and shining a light on exciting projects. Women in Music does this for nearly 2000 women via the numerous ways our members can interact, ask for advice, and promote their projects. We’re especially interested in highlighting the movers and shakers in the music industry via our blog. For our industry, it’s critical for us to be able to celebrate the bright spots where women are succeeding as it encourages others to strive to be as successful.
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