Joan Cartwright

Name: Joan Cartwright 
Joan is a composer and author of nine books. Her first book, IN PURSUIT OF A MELODY contains 40 songs and lyrics to standard songs. 

She is the founder and executive director of Women in Jazz South Florida Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes women musicians, globally. 

She received the Spirit of Excellence Award as Music Leader of the Year on November 9, 2011, from the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA). Aka: Diva JC

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Education: B.A. in Music and Communications from LaSalle University in Philadelphia
M.A. in Communications from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL
Enrolled at Northcentral University for a Doctorate in Business Administration/ Computer Technology

Likes: Music, Art, Writing, Laughter, Good Food, Good Friends, Swimming, Sunlight, Rain

Dislikes: dishonest people

Status: Lives in singular bliss

Anything else: Is the mother of 2, grandmother of 5 and great grandmother of 1.
Has traveled on 5 continents and performed in 16 countries.

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