Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Walk-ups may be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with industry leaders and professionals from a variety of fields spanning interactive, film, and music.
Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in non-profits, startups, and music & social change.
CEO of In Place of War, Ruth has led a diverse range of arts and peace-building initiatives across the globe in sites of conflict. From guitarist at the age of eight to record label owner, band manager, fundraiser, international cultural activist, entrepreneur, educator, influential speaker to prestigious award winner within a national arena. Ruth’s passion to empower people to build their own positive futures through creative entrepreneur programmes, the development of cultural spaces and artistic collaboration shows no boundaries.
You can see Ruth’s full bio on her speaker page.
Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.