Mission Statement

The Arab Alliance of Women in Music(AAWM) based in Jordan is devoted to fulfilling the purposes of creativity and communication in music, traditional and contemporary music.

The AAWM was created on November 25,1998 and registered with the Jordanian Ministry of Culture on 24/1/2000 under reference number 256/12/8.

Today we exist as a NGO.

We are a coalition of professional composers, performers, musicologists, educators, librarians and lovers of music, men as well as women.

AAWM encourages the activities of women in music through the following objectives:

• Establishing the history and role of women-musicians in the history of Arab world.
• Collecting names of women who play and played vital role in the development of music culture in our region and publishing this material in a form of dictionary.
• Communicating nationally and internationally in the field of music.
• Establishing contacts with women-musicians in Arab countries.
• Cooperating with other organizations and associations, local and international, involved in the activities that are related to those of AAWM.
• Maintaining no political or religious affiliations.
• Communication languages: Arabic and English