“KatMeow” García is a bilingual Media Educator and Television and Film Director, and current Manager of Community Media Advocacy at Open Signal, Portland Community Media Center. They work with instructors and volunteers to support media education curriculum that engages creativity, values equity and provides access to industry standard production equipment and software. They are the Executive Director for the Girl Game Gang; a small production company that recruits mainly BIPOC fem, trans and non-binary identified emerging film industry professionals.
They are also part of the Thurston County Santo Tomás Sister City Association. They have served as a delegate for TSTSCA working, teaching and living in Nicaragua to learn more about self-sustaining non-profits in Nicaragua and share about similar nonprofit structures in the US. They volunteer for the local Sexual Assault Resource Center (SARC) as a peer support for survivors and The Healing Circle VOCA Camp for youth survivors. They currently serves as the President of The KBOO Foundation and is the Liaison to the Development Committee. They are a graduate of The Evergreen State College, and earned a BFA in Film and a minor in Social Justice. They hold a Small Business certificate from University of International Business and Economics, Beijing China. In their spare time they paint, write, sing, garden, play with cats and is an avid activist.