UBAKA HILL is a inspirational visionary, stepping into leadership roles to help empower and improve the quality of life through art, music and community initiatives. Ubaka is an Advisory Council member of the Women's Leadership Center at the Omega Institute and the founder of the Million Women Drummers Global Inititave.
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* Million Women Drummers Global Initiative (MWDG): A volunteer organization of local drummers, instrument makers, musicians, environmentalists, earth stewards and educators for a sustainable future of Tress and the Drums and other wooden musical instruments made from them. 2010 - Present (Visit Website)
* Drumsong Institute of Women's Drumming Traditions: The first known museum and archive collection of drums, percussive instruments, books, cds, videos, dvds, vinal albums, note cards, art, jewelry and more. The collection began with Ubaka's personal collection and expanded with donated items from various people. 1990 - Present * DrumMa Award: A hand crafted iron statuette presented to women drummers who are leaders and pioneers. The DrumMa Award has been presented to 6 women since 2007.
* Drumsong Orchestra: A drum and percussion community of hand drummers who take Ubaka's Art & Spirit of Drumming workshops and intensives. Participants perform songs learned with Ubaka during her performance. 1995 - Present
* Good News Sunday: An on-going feature of individual's positive news posted to Facebook every Sunday for the general community. 2009 - Present (Go To Facebook ) * Women Drums & Percussion Survey: A on-line survey of women drummers created by Ubaka Hill for research & documenation . 2008-Present (Take Survey )
*Ubaka is a dynamic inspirational public speaker available for interviews, panels and roundtable discussions. Write to: BookingUbakaHill@aol.com to book Ubaka for your next festival, conference, radio interview, TV/ cable show or seminar, recoding project, and creative collaborations.
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