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We are all ready for change – within the industry, our working life and our personal mindset. While social change is always accompanied or initiated by music, MW:M19 casts pioneers of change as their speakers. Let’s have a look at music changemakers in the MW:M19 program! During the 1960s, popular singers such as Bob Dylan lent their names and music to the American Civil Rights Movement. In fact, music assisted the movement long before Dylan, Joan Baez or The Staple Singers. Talking about the so-called Freedom Songs, which helped to build courage, to inspire participation and to foster a sense of community. Ballads such as “Blowing In The Wind” created a pioneering soundtrack and became anthems – connected to an era forever. Nowadays, we yearn for a change again. Taking a closer look at the music industry, this change is about diversity and gender equality. But is actual change happening – and is it fast enough? Does music still have a social impact on change? To answer those tough questions, MW:M19 pulled together pioneers of change and music changemakers that will be discussing the results of their work in asking, “Are we there yet?”. Let’s have a closer look at some program highlights!