Tackling the Lack of Diversity in Technology and Digital Media

BAYCAT is a nonprofit social enterprise that provides access, education and employment
for low income youth, youth of color and young women.

BAYCAT Students learning digital storytelling in San Francisco

WE EDUCATE YOUTH

BAYCAT ACADEMY is an internationally-acclaimed media arts school. We provide free digital media education to youth of color, young women, and low income youth, ages 11-17.

WE ARE A PATHWAY TO EMPLOYMENT

We train, mentor and employ diverse unemployed transitional aged youth, ages 18-25, and place them in major San Francisco and Bay Area companies.

BAYCAT Professional Video Production Studio

WE ARE PROFESSIONAL MEDIA PRODUCERS

BAYCAT STUDIO is the go-to media production company for socially conscious clients who want high quality video production and branding services in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

  • The story behind BAYCAT

    Villy Wang is in the business of rewriting stereotypes, empowering youth of color to take back their narratives through storytelling. In this moving TED Talk, our founder and CEO explains how she developed a program to train kids in filmmaking so they can create new, authentic stories and break the cycle of bias perpetuated in media.

BAYCAT by Numbers

3,500+

Educated

We have educated more than 3,250 low income kids in tech and digital arts.

150+

Employed

We have employed and placed more than 150 young adults in digital media.

500+

Projects

We have produced more than 500 video projects and digital campaigns for socially-minded organizations.

50+

Film Festivals

We have produced award-winning and change-making short films, entertaining audiences at film festivals around the world.

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