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We are a nonprofit Community Interest Company set to empower women and girls through music activities.
Our team
Luiza Staniec-Moir

She is the founder, and the creative mind at Sounds Like Women, never stops searching and developing new ways of using music as a platform to communicate and as a way to support and empower those who need help. Polish-born, music therapist, musician, music producer, songwriter, and singer, based in SW England since 2008.

Luiza collaborates with many artists, newcomers, as well as established singers and songwriters. Her songs were also placed in famous films and commercials. Luiza co-wrote a No.1 hit in the Polish Charts – the song “Zaluje” (I Regret) for Ewelina Flinta, which became the biggest hit of 2003 in Poland. She composed and released several albums, and created songs for the biggest stars in Poland.

Thanks to Luiza’s collaboration with London-based, Grammy-nominated Andy Bradfield and Avril Mackintosh released her British EP "Looking For Sound". In May 2016 Luiza worked as a music producer and an artist at The Real World Studios in England, the iconic Peter Gabriel’s place, recorded and released worldwide, under The Real World Studios Label single “No Matter What You Do”.

In March 2019 Luiza released Sounds Like Women EP1 – "Without Violence & of all Colours" and a few more singles from this EP.

Magdalena Czerwiec-Pichlinska

Co-director of Sounds Like Women

With Luiza nearly from the beginning of the mission. Dedicated to her family and everything she does, passionate and super positive! There is always a way, that's her statement. 

For years, she worked in Polish show business, managing pop star Michal Wisniewski and many others. 


PR, marketing specialist, experience in several music labels, and nowadays, she looks after SLW events, managing the 'big picture' of it. 

Amanda Klapish

Mandy is great at everything she does, dedicated to community work, passionate and kind, but in SLW her main duties are: booking venues, volunteers, relationship with community leaders. 

Tracy Graham

She came to SLW over 2 years ago to take part in free music workshops. Tracy was a victim of domestic violence in the past. 'Songwriting for Recovery', which she accomplished with Luiza completely changed her life. Just recently, we released her first single 'Better Without You'. It's already been played on the BBC radio! 


Nowadays, she has been volunteering for SLW, promoting our mission of empowering through music, which helped her to regain her voice quite literally. Now she empowers others by sharing her story with the big public.


Her duties is mainly survivor's support, but also PR and media relation, project promotion, and just recently, she became our ambassador. 

Ewa Hawrylo

She is a director of a Polish School in Swindon, a very dedicated community activist and a hard-working woman! She also works with people with multiple disabilities. Loves spreading goodness and helping others.


In SLW she looks after the cafe, managing this important part of our monthly event 'Better with Music Cafe'. 

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