Inaugural conference presented by SDSU School of Music and Dance, Co-Sponsored with SDSU Women Studies Department. Focus- Women’s participation in music, feminist theory, diversity and musical discourse, and women leadership. Will include: composer/conductor/workshops/master classes, feminist theory lectures, leadership/entrepreneurship Q/A panel student leadership mentoring. Guests include: Dr. Naomi Andre, Author "Blackness in Opera", Dr. Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner, Author “Women Composers and Music Technology in the United States”, Dr. Nkeiru Okoye, National Endowment of the Arts composer, Dr. Pamela Madsen, composer, curator New Music Festival and World Electro-Acoustic Listening Room Project. LOLA Opera La Femme Boheme, Harriet Tubman Opera, Mariachi Ensemble, Las Colibri.