The Australian Women In Music Awards have again partnered with Settlement Services International (SSI), the NSW not-for-profit organisation which helps out in the sectors of humanitarian settlement, housing, asylum seeker assistance, multicultural foster care, disability support and employment services.

For the second year running, SSI and AWMA have joined forces to support female acts from diverse backgrounds to attend the 2019 AMWA program next week in Brisbane.

This year, six female artists will join the two-day program, which includes a series of forums like Visibility in Hip-Hop: The Art of Rebellion & Image Making, a keynote speech from Eddie Ayres, networking opportunities and the Awards ceremony, concert and party.

The six successful acts attending the AWMAs thanks to help from SSI are:

Angela Paez (aka ANGE)

An alternative R&B singer-songwriter from Barcelona, Spain, ANGE’s has received plays from Triple J, FBi Radio, 4ZZZ and MTV Australia.

Angela Rosero

A Colombian artist who in 2010, established a creative space called “La Sala” where she produced events with a strong focus on community development.

Behiye Suren