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 Session: Week of September 11, 2023 – December 8, 2023
- Spring Session: Week of February 5, 2024 – May 10, 2024
When: Once a week for 1-2 hours with a group of your students for 8-15 weeks
How: We travel to you with our mobile equipment or we can offer a program utilizing our own spaces.
Girls on the Mic uses music and media to connect middle and high school students every year to STEAM studies, primarily in the audio and media production sectors. You don’t have to identify as a girl to participate — all identities are welcome!
That said, we ask all students interested to show up open to learning and understanding why we hold this particular affinity space.
LEARN HOW TO:
- Produce Beats
- Record Podcasts
- DJ and Sample
- Produce Sound for Film
- Pursue a Career in the Audio Industry
- and so much more!
Check out this School Partner Testimonial from our friends at Gateway Public Schools!
Muchachas WAM-plicadas (GOTM) usa musica y media para conectar a los estudiantes de secundaria y preparatoria cada año con los estudios de STEAM, principalmente en el sector de produccion de audio.
No necesitas identificar como niña para participar solo necesitas comprender porque este programa existe, y como todos de nosotros podemos cambiar el futuro de media creativa.
VAMOS APRENDER A:
- Producir Ritmos
- Grabar Podcasts y Cuentos Digitales DJ
- Producir Audio para Peliculas
- Buscar Trabajo en la Industria del Audio
- y Demasiado mas!
Additional Questions? / Mas Informacion?
Please contact our Education team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A compilation of student project submissions in the Spring of 2023. All lyrics were written and recorded by Oasis Girl on the Mic students at WAM’s Studio.
Shout out to our students and Youth Instructors who made this happen!
Produced by Gloxi, Zhan’I, Bree, Dae
produced by Yazaira, Anar, Shayla, Keily
I Woke Up
Produced by Betty, Gianna, Alondra, Karen
Thank you, Oasis For Girls!
A compilation of student project submissions in the Spring of 2022.
Shout out to all GOTM students and GOTM instructors who made this happen!
A compilation of student project submissions in the Spring of 2021
Check out what one of our partner schools had to say about the GOTM program in this video created by their students who participated.
All voiceovers, music, and video editing were completed by GOTM students!
Girls on the Mic is made possible by the generous support of:
- SF Department of Children, Youth and Their Families
- Dolby Laboratories
- National Endowment for the Arts
- Walter & Elise Haas Fund
- American Honda Foundation
- California Arts Council
- Morris Stulsaft Foundation
- Bill Graham Memorial Foundation
- Cleo Foundation
- City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program
- Miranda Lux Foundation
- San Francisco Arts Commission
- California Public Utilities Commission
- The Joseph and Vera Long Foundation
- Koret Foundation
- Kimball Foundation
- Sam Mazza Foundation
- Les Paul Foundation
- Society for Science & the Public
- Crescent Porter Hale Foundation
- The Clorox Company
- Genetech, Inc.
- Intel Foundation
- Outside Lands
2017 Student Websites and Projects:
2016 Student Websites and Projects:
2015 Student Websites and Projects:
Elmhurst Community Prep, Oakland