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Women of NAMM Announces 18 Leaders at WoN Summit

Women of NAMM (WoN) has announced that 18 emerging female leaders will participate in the WoN Summit, October 17-19, 2022, at NAMM Headquarters in Carlsbad, California. Now in its third year, the WoN Summit is an intensive, three-day leadership immersion experience designed to support women working across the industry and their goals to connect, support, and grow their leadership and professional abilities.  
Participants in the Summit will include Tonya Adams, West Music; Laura Clapp Davidson, Shure Incorporated; Kayla Davis, Music and Arts; Michele Dwiggins, Beacock Music; Catherine English, Bertrand's Music Enterprises; Jessica Ferrari, Menchey Music; Jordan Gruver, Fender; Katie Helgeson, The Music Shoppe; Erin Kessler, Maple Leaf Strings; Kristin Masarik, Heid Music; Natalie Morrison, D'Addario & Company, Inc.; Gail O'Brien Stewart, High Strung Violins & Guitars; Thea Paraskevaides, Beaumont Music; Amanda Rueter, Ernie Williamson Music; Stacey Swanson, Swanson Consulting Group; Samantha Tranchida, Quinlan and Fabish Music Company; and Amanda Whiting Gerstle, Universal Audio. 
Laura Davidson of Shure says, “It is an honor to be selected for the WoN Summit. I have so much respect for the women joining me this year, and I can’t wait to learn from each other as we all work to strengthen our skills, network, and community.”
In addition to the intensive leadership and professional development program, each participant will enjoy nightly dinners, a tour of NAMM’s Museum of Making Music and learning more about the history of the association and industry. 
Visit namm.org/women-of-namm to learn more or nammfoundation.org/donate to make a donation to support emerging female leaders in the industry.