Carlos Chirinos is the Director of the Music and Social Change Lab and Clinical Assistant Professor of Music Business at NYU Steinhardt. His work explores innovation and creativity in emerging global music industries, looking at the role of music in public health, international development and social change. Carlos received an award from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the
Charlton McIlwain is Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity and Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU Steinhardt. His current research focuses on digital media, Internet social networks, and racial justice movements. As the Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity, Charlton McIlwain designs and manages strategic initiatives to recruit and support faculty to maximize career productivity.
Julia Cartwright is the Associate Dean of Communication, Promotion and Public Affairs at NYU’s College of Global Public Health (CGPH). In her role there, she leads strategy in promoting the college’s academic programs and efforts to build prominence for the CGPH domestically and internationally. Ms. Cartwright also oversees CGPH communications efforts including internal and external communications for the CGPH and media relations. With a career devoted to social change communications,
Ruby Marchand is a global Artists & Repertoire executive who has discovered, developed and nurtured recording artists across a multitude of genres during her career at Warner Music. As VP of A&R at Warner Music International for 25 years, she worked with prominent and emerging artists throughout Europe, Latin America, Canada and Asia Pacific. After that, she served as Head of A&R when Warner purchased the indie label, Ryko, where