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Over the past decade the Guild has helped me so much and has had such an impact on Villa Musica’s evolution...The leadership skills that I gained and continue to gain have been invaluable.

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15/08/2018 Member News

CalArts Partners with UN for Gender Equity Summit

As part of CalArts' (Valencia, CA) ongoing partnership with UN Women's HeForShe Movement, the Institute invited students to create animated short films that explored issues of gender inequality.

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