The People's Playlist: Diplomacy and American Music

Mar 12, 2024

10:00am – 11:00am CT

The future of the world is not just going to be shaped by relationships between governments - but truly by relationships between people. This conversation celebrates American music as a universal language, influential cultural export, and a force multiplier for diplomacy. Join Under Secretary of State Liz Allen and acclaimed bilingual Latin-folk singer-songwriter Gina Chavez for a discussion on elevating the global impact of America's music diplomacy to bridge divides and forge coalitions for change, moderated by the Recording Academy’s Chief Awards and Industry Officer, Ruby Marchand.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

photo of Elizabeth Allen
Elizabeth Allen

U.S. Department of State

photo of Gina Chavez
Gina Chavez

Niñas Arriba

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Ruby Marchand

The Recording Academy

Primary Access
Music Badge
Platinum Badge
Interactive Badge
Secondary Access
Film & TV Badge