meet the team
founder and director
Tia Korpe is the Founder and managing Director of Future Female Sounds. She runs the daily operations of FFS in 4 countries, leads the team, and is in charge of solidifying partnerships, strategic development and growth of the organization. She also runs the booking agency FFS Booking.
Myriam is our FFS France project manager. As a project manager committed to the access of young people, women and minorities to culture, she is currently training in mediation and information sciences in libraries and documentation centers.
Olfa Arfaoui is a feminist creative entrepreneur and gender specialist, and founder of La Fabrique Art Studio. Her passion for gender equality, arts and music led her to start a DJ Academy for Girls and the FeMENA network to support women in the digital arts.
NOUR’s never-ending quest for sounds that resonate with how she expresses herself as an artist is found in between differing genres. She is leading and coordinating our Berlin programme.
Zeina is the DJ Instructor and Coordinator for Future Female Sounds in Egypt. Since 2020 Zeina has been coordinating FFS programme in Cairo, as well as teaching the DJ Workshops.
ATA, founder of This Is Amapiano, is a singer, DJ and producer based in Paris. She is an instructor at FFS France.
Erica is co-founder of Wicked Girls & DJ Instructor at FFS France. Recognised for her multiple and surprising mixes, she's a big adorer of doing the splits.
Carla Schack is a Brazilian/Danish DJ. Her focus is on the dancefloor, the crowd, the soul of the party. A truly Latina DJ with a modern electronic touch. Carla is also a DJ Instructor at FFS DJ Academy.
Simone AKA SMOKEY is a Copenhagen-based DJ who emerged from renowned techno squad Apeiron Crew. She is a DJ instructor at FFS DJ Academy.
Marie Korpe is currently a freelance consultant. Marie has been working on human rights and freedom of artistic expression since 1997, is co-founder of Freemuse, and its executive director 2000-2013.
Nereya Otieno was born and raised near San Francisco, California but has now lived and worked in six countries across four continents. As a writer and thinker, she has sought to show how the arts, culture and storytelling define identities and create communities.
Deeyah Khan is an Emmy and Peabody award winning documentary film director and founder of Fuuse, a media and arts company that puts women, people from minorities, and third-culture kids at the heart of telling their own stories.
Maren Astrup works with organisational developments, innovation and value driven partnerships within the creative industry with a special attention to music. Maren is passionate about, creating change in society, lifting talent and supporting gender equality.