Girls Who Code « LEAP for Education

Girls Who Code

Join our Girls Who Code Club

Learn to build an app, design a video game,
and change the world through code! Register Now



Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st-century opportunities. Through a Summer Immersion Program and Girls Who Code Clubs, they aim to close the gender gap in technology.

View logo created by students in the Girls Who Code Club at LEAP for Education.

October 13th
LEAP for Education*
35 Congress St. Suite 102,

Salem, MA 01970
September 27th Expanding Horizons at the Nathaniel Bowditch School**
79 Willson St,

Salem, MA 01970
Tuesdays & Thursdays
*Girls from all local public and private high schools are welcome to apply.
**Girls from Salem public middle schools are welcome to apply.
Please note that enrollment is rolling, and we welcome new students all year long.


Yugo Nakai
LEAP Lead Facilitator, co-founder and Chief Information Architect at Investiture Technologies

LEAP Assistants
Megan Hurst and Kayla Dorst

Gladys Valle and Andrew Lincoln
Expanding Horizons Facilitators

Expanding Horizons Assistant
Kevin O’Shea


  • Girls must commit to attending class each week.
  • Girls must have transportation to and from LEAP for Education, Inc. which is located in the downtown Salem area OR be enrolled in the Expanding Horizons program.


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Graphics
  • Game Design
  • Cryptography
  • Mobile App Development
  • So. Much. More.

Our programs are funded in part by the City of Salem Department of Planning & Community Development, US Department of Housing & Urban Development, and the City of Peabody Department of Community Development and Planning.