WAM’s Girls on the Mic (GOTM) program is a groundbreaking after-school training and mentoring program serving San Francisco Bay Area girls and gender-expansive youth ages 11-18 from under-resourced communities. We offer free creative technology and digital media production training in a variety of topics. Fall 2021 we are back with in-person, virtual and hybrid options for classes.  We work with schools and organizations in San Francisco and Oakland.

Who:

Bay Area girls and gender-expansive students age 11-18

When:

Once a week for 1-2 hours with a group of your students for 8-15 weeks

What:

A sampler platter of media skills and experiences including beatmaking, DJing, podcasting, building synthesizers, sound for film, and more!

How:

We travel to you with our mobile equipment OR we meet students in our virtual classroom!

For virtual classes what do you need:

A stable internet connection and phone, computer, or tablet that works for video calls. You will also need to download the Zoom app: www.zoom.us

How do I join?

Contact us to bring GOTM classes to your school or organization!


Listen to the GOTM Mixtape!

A compilation of student project submissions in the Spring of 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Girls on the Mic is made possible by the generous support of:


2017 Student Websites and Projects:


Roots International Academy, Oakland, CA

Greenleaf Elementary School, Oakland, CA 

Oasis for Girls, San Francisco, CA

Aim High, San Francisco, CA

 

2016 Student Websites and Projects:


Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8, San Francisco 

Greenleaf Elementary School, Oakland  

Oasis for Girls, San Francisco, CA

Aim High, San Francisco, CA

 

2015 Student Websites and Projects:


Elmhurst Community Prep, Oakland

Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8, San Francisco 

Girls Inc, Oakland.

Aim High Summer Program 2015

Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8, San Francisco 

Greenleaf Elementary School, Oakland 


Upcoming

Girls on the Mic 2017 Summer Intensive Programs with Aim High, Bay Area Girls Rock Camp, and more!

June 16, 2017 - Aug 25, 2017

Girls on the Mic 2017 Summer Intensives are about to get started! This year, we’re excited to announce 3 summer intensive programs: Aim High/Children’s Day School: We are partnering with Aim High for the 6th year, bringing free Girls on the Mic training 2 days a week to Aim High students. Students learn how to … Read more


Girls on the Mic to partner with Buena Vista Horace Mann’s Seminar program

January 12th, 2017 - May 15th, 2017 | 12:45pm - 1:45pm

This spring, Girls on the Mic is teaming up with Girls from Buena vista Horace Mann K-8 to make some noise!  Each week, girls will dive in to exciting workshops in sound for film, music production, live sound, podcast creation, and more! This is our 3rd year working with Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8, located … Read more


WAM partners with Citizen Schools for 6th year, adds new school!

February 2nd, 2016 - May 2, 2016

Women’s Audio Mission is excited to team up with Citizen Schools once again this spring, working with Greenleaf Elementary K-8, and Roots International Academy in East Oakland. WAM will be bringing our mobile recording rigs and Girls on the Mic projects out to Oakland to introduce middle school girls to exciting careers in the recording arts, … Read more