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Daisy Rock Founder & President Awarded for Extraordinary Leadership and Positive Impact on Future Female Leaders

from the Women’s Executive Leadership Summit at the University of Wisconsin School of Business



Daisy Rock Founder & President Awarded for Extraordinary Leadership and Positive Impact on Future Female Leaders


LOS ANGELES, CA – December 2, 2010

Empowering females with the confidence to succeed in doing what they enjoy is one of the main principles Tish Ciravolo lives by. The Daisy Rock Girl Guitars founder and president, credited for inspiring a countless number of girls around the world to play guitar and enjoy music, was recently honored as one of the first Searchlight Scholar winners from the Women’s Executive Leadership Summit at the University of Wisconsin School of Business.


“Tish’s work as a woman establishing her own unique company embodies the leadership spirit of the Summit,” announced Tammy Thayer, Co-Founder of the Summit. “Her endeavors as a role model and educator for young women thrill not only myself and my fellow founder, Pat Alea, but many of our participants who are both executives and mothers with hopes for the futures of their daughters. We were delighted to recognize Tish’s work and are inspired by her success as a champion for young women.”


The award recognizes women who have positively impacted others through the dedication, strength, and passion of their leadership. As Daisy Rock president, Ciravolo is honored for guiding her company to achieve immeasurable success by leading the charge in the girl rock revolution and helping to change the face of the music industry for women.


“I’m so grateful to be honored for our work at Daisy Rock Girl Guitars,” remarked Ciravolo. “It’s such a privilege to be a part of something that can inspire girls of all ages to live out their dreams; not just music but in all walks of life.”


For more information on the Women’s Executive Leadership Summit, visit To learn about Daisy Rock Girl Guitars and its mission to empower girls to play music, visit


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The Women’s Executive Leadership Summit equips women leaders with strategies and skills to drive change, improve business success, and create sustainable results. Award-winning diversity programs are also explored. By providing women with essential networking opportunities and encouraging the sharing of best practices across industries, this Summit helps to further empower women to seek leadership positions and mobilize change within their organizations and the world.

The Women’s Executive Leadership Summit is one of the few university-based leadership education offerings blending world-class domestic and international speakers with content designed to enhance both professional and personal goals of women leaders. The Summit is sponsored by the Wisconsin School of Business and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business, Inc.



Daisy Rock Girl Guitars is the original girl guitar company dedicated to successfully supplying and marketing professional quality guitars for females of all ages. All Daisy Rock guitars are designed specifically for the female form and feature lightweight bodies, “Slim & Narrow” neck profiles to better fit smaller hands, and are available in inspiring finishes. Daisy Rock Girl Guitars is comprised of two extensive product catalogs. "DEBUTANTE by Daisy Rock" is a line of guitars that consists of Daisy, Butterfly, Heartbreaker, Star, and other models—geared specifically for beginning guitarists. "DAISY ROCK" is a line of professional guitars and basses consisting of full-scale models like the Rock Candy, Stardust, and Siren series. Daisy Rock Girl Guitars’ ongoing mission is to do whatever it takes to help girls play guitar and enjoy music.

Daisy Rock Girl Guitars is led by its Founder and President, Tish Ciravolo. Ciravolo is a highly acclaimed expert on female empowerment and females in music. Tish’s expertise has been immortalized by her induction into the Museum of Making Music, the world’s premier museum showcasing the history of the music products industry, and she is widely regarded as a visionary in the industry. Ciravolo’s deep insight into the subject of girl guitars and female empowerment has made her a sought after and frequent contributor on national and international television, newspapers, magazines, websites, and radio programs including USA TODAY, People, Time, Newsweek, CNN, ABC, NBC, FOX, VH1, the Premier Radio Network, BBC Radio, and the Associated Press. Daisy Rock Girl Guitars is in over 25 countries worldwide, and is co-owned and distributed by Alfred Music Publishing.



Jordan Bell

Daisy Rock Girl Guitars
Public Relations Coordinator

P: 818-891-5999 ext.312

F: 818-895-5301

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