Three lady DJs who rock harder than most

As the gap in numbers between men and women DJs narrows, there are a slew of ladies spearheading the movement. From Drumcode techno to deeper and melodic house, Kim Ann Foxman, Ida Engberg and Francesca Lombardo are three ladies who have no problem showing up the boys. Below we’ve put together a little fact-sheet on each. Catch them headlining their own upcoming gigs at Public Works this month.

Kim Ann Foxman
From: Hawaii
Based out of: New York City
Labels: Needwant, I/Am/Me, Mr. International
Upcoming gigs: Public Works Jan. 11, Goa, Italy Jan. 25, Pleasure Planet at Lebain Jan. 26
Interesting fact: Kim reigned as 1991’s Miss Teen Filipina Hawaii.

Ida Engberg
From: Stockholm, Sweden
Based out of: Stockholm, Sweden
Labels: Drumcode, Pickadoll, Hussle Recordings
Upcoming gigs: Drumcode at The BPM Festival Jan. 11 in Mexico, Public Works Jan. 17 in San Francisco, Drumcode at Igloofest Feb.. 8
Interesting fact: Ida is married to Drumcode head honcho, Adam Beyer. Together, they have two kids.

Francesca Lombardo
From: Italy
Based out of: London
Labels: Crosstown Rebels, One Records, Rebellion
Upcoming gigs: Day Zero Festival in Playa del Carmen Jan. 11; Public Works Jan. 24, Egg London March 7
Interesting fact: At the start of her DJing career, Francesca would play under the alias Jackie Misfit.