Chriss Rimpel is a young female entrepreneur of Haitian heritage who’s built a career as a manager, an independent booking agent, and head of CR Booking-N-Marketing. Though she learned the ropes by working with artists and presenters in the Haitian... Read more →


Canadian-born, American-educated Heena Patel always loved the performing arts, especially those related to her South Asian heritage. After an apprenticeship to a noted tabla master in India, she jumped boldly from engineering to arts administration. As she did, she saw... Read more →


Kaisha S. Johnson has serious world music credentials, from working with a pioneering presenter in New York City to joining WOMEX’s “Samurai,” its conference curation crew. She’s also created a platform for women of color and those who support them... Read more →