Helen Marcou AM has spent decades at the coalface of music culture. Alongside her long term partner Quincy McLean AM, she co-founded grassroots movement SLAM (Save Live Australia’s Music) and Melbourne’s much loved Bakehouse Studios. In 2019, she was recognized with an ‘Order of Australia’ for her contribution to music and the arts. Helen was an inductee to the Victorian Women’s honor roll in 2017, a recipient of the Sidney Myer performing arts facilitators award and listed on the ‘Power 50’ in 18/19. She is a curator, speaker, mentor and advocate.