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. We work with schools and organizations in San Francisco and Oakland.

We are now accepting Fall Applications!

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 beat-making, DJing, podcasting, building synthesizers, sound for film, and more!

How:

We travel to you with our mobile equipment!

How do I join?

Apply here to bring GOTM classes to your school or organization!

Additional Questions?

Please contact Education Coordinator & GOTM Program Instructor, Daniela Rodriguez at drodriguez@womensaudiomission.org.


NEW: Listen to the Spring 2022 GOTM Mixtape

A compilation of student project submissions in the Spring of 2022.

Shout out to all GOTM students and GOTM instructors who made this happen!

We also want to thank Oasis For GirlsFuturama (Galileo High)Breakthrough SFSF Community School, and Envisioneers for their involvement and support of our GOTM program!


Listen to the 2021 GOTM Mixtape

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:

Girls on the Mic Partner Schools


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 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


WAM’s Girls on the Mic teams up with Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 for another year of partnership!

August 25-December 16 | 12:30pm-1:45pm

For the spring semester, Girls on the Mic will be partnering with Buena Vista Horace Mann for their Middle School Seminar Series.  Each week for 15 weeks, Girls on the Mic staff will bring WAM equipment to BVHM for girls to create their own radio plays, recreate dialogue and foley sound for a cartoon clip, … Read more