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In this session...

Join The Independent’s US Features Editor, Dave Maclean, as he speaks to WithOthers Founder and CEO Tom Lovett and Oxfam’s Bob Ferguson on the role of music in driving the next generation of activism and bringing people together to make change happen.

From Billie Holiday, to Bob Dylan and Band Aid, music has always played a crucial role in driving social change. The session will dig into why music is such a powerful tool, how artists and charities can work together and what the future looks like for music and activism.

What You'll Learn from This Session...

  1. Hear about the role of music in driving social change
  2. Understand the role of the media in amplifying the voices of change makers all over the world
  3. Dig into how your brand can play a role in this, working with musicians to come together behind a common cause

Presented with


Blair Tapper Senior Vice President The Independent
Dave MacLean US Features Editor The Independent
Bob Ferguson Creative Alliances & Music Outreach Project Manager Oxfam America
Tom Lovett Founder & CEO WithOthers

Event Details

Event Type Session

Track  Ideas & Innovation