Mindy Abovitz Monk takes "marching to the beat of your own drum" pretty literally. Which is why she created Tom Tom, a media company centered around girls & GNC folks who make beats & break rules.
"I'm a drummer & I didn't see enough of people like me getting credibility for making music," recalls Mindy. Adding that she, "wanted to hype us all."
But Mindy shares that there are challenges. "Running a media company is super challenging & tests your moral & ethical compass," she says. Stressing that she's really learned how media works in the last 9 years.
In the end, Tom Tom is the go-to for drummers & beat makers around the globe; bringing awareness to female + GNC percussionists everywhere. And who doesn't get hyped by all that?
Learn more + read + shop Tom Tom by clicking here, here, & here. Take a listen to their podcast, The Beat + The Pulse by clicking here. And for more from Tom Tom, check out their Oral History of Female Drummers: