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Nonprofit of the Month: Girls Make Beats

Tiffany Miranda is on a musical mission to help more girls find their place in the industry that she loves.

Since December 2012, the founder of Girls Make Beats has been introducing professional DJs, music producers, and audio engineers to girls ages 7 through educational seminars, summer camps, and networking events.

Based in South Florida, Girls Make Beats also provides job creation opportunities worldwide through its online booking services and live events. The organization also offers internships at recording studios, as well as Pro Tools certifications.

“At the core, we serve as an outlet for girls to unite and collaborate within the music industry,” explains Miranda, who began her career as a recording artist who has appeared on American Idol, X-Factor, and Showtime at the Apollo before becoming a recording engineer and producer in Miami. Her clients include Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, Cool and Dre, Fat Joe, Zion y Lennox, among other notable stars.

Don’t miss our interview with Miranda — coming soon — where you’ll learn:

1. What inspired you to create Girls Make Beats?

2. How many girls have you worked with so far?

3. What are some of the biggest successes you’d have do date?

4. What challenged have you faced?

5. Who were some of your mentors when you were a child?

6. Tell us more about your career. How did you get into the music business? And what was it like to appear as a recording artist on shows like American Idol, X-Factor?

7. You work with some pretty amazing artists as an engineer. Tell us about a few of your experiences with those musical celebrities.

8. What are your goals for the future — for Girls Make Beats, and also your career.

Learn more about Tiffany Miranda’s organization at girlsmakebeats.org.

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