2020 Girl Power! Conference Schedule





"Employment & Empowerment" 

Welcome by Girl Power! producer Kerry Fiero


Keynote Conversation

"Reimagining Music Industry Dreams" 

Jeanine McLean-Williams 

Jeanine McLean-Williams is the president and managing partner of MBK Entertainment Inc., a multimedia company established in 1996 that has adopted the Motown philosophy of investing time and energy into artist development and creating a family style environment that fosters creativity. MBK Entertainment currently represents multi-Grammy Award winning artist H.E.R.

MBK also forged the career of multi-Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys and has had tremendous success with other artists, Tyrese Gibson, Lyfe Jennings, Allen Stone, Brandy Norwood, Epic Recording artist Keyshia Cole, RocNation artist Justine Skye, Tiara Thomas, Dawn Richard and Elle Varner.


"Baby Steps & Quantum Leaps"

Presentation and panel discussion on the little steps that can make a big difference in moving music artists and future industry professionals forward in their career and work endeavors. Attendees will receive practical tips and instruction on the actions they can take to establish or elevate instruction careers.


"Musical Chairs"

Panelists from previous panel

Music industry professionals and artists will join attendees at their tables for one-on-one questions. This will provide a golden opportunity to meet and interface with seasoned industry players who can speak knowledgeably, and share truths about a wide array of topics that are of personal relevance to attendees.




"Working While Making Your Dreams Come True: Finding and making the most of work in the Music Industry"

Presentation and panel discussion on identifying and capitalizing on employment and work opportunities in the music industry. This critical discussion will offer strategies and perspectives on jobs, entrepreneurship, and projects that can be leveraged to generate income streams and lay the foundation for making a living in the music industry.


"Girl Power! Rewind & Networking" 

A quick recap on topics covered today followed by a brief structured networking period.


"Face The Music!"

hosted by Gian Fiero

Face the Music! affords songwriters, music producers, and singers the opportunity to have their songs heard in front of a captive audience consisting of their musical peers, and seasoned music industry professionals. This lively and entertaining panel will offer constructive feedback from experienced and respected industry insiders on the crucial elements that constitute great songs, such as songwriting, musicianship, production, engineering, and performance.


Girl Talk: Kerry Fiero