Creativity, Meet STEM Education

We offer creative, fun, exciting workshops and classes for girls and women, so that learning STEM, with a tech-edge, becomes second nature.

Community Outreach

Reaching out at community events with Artificial Intelligence, Wearable Computing, Augmented Reality, and tech / engineering workshops!


Teaching Gals How to Code

We teach technology to girls & women without the egos and attitudes, customizing it to female interests and learning styles.

All Levels

Whether you are just starting out, a budding tech guru, or a seasoned developer looking to gain new skills, we offer a variety of different classes and workshops.

All Ages

We have classes and workshops for all ages, including multi-generational ones so you and your favorite kid can join forces for twenty-first century female bonding.


Right now, we’re offering online classes for teachers and educators, as well as in-person computer science and engineering classes for girls and women in the Cleveland, Ohio area.

Computer Classes and Coding Bootcamps

New for women: Online computer science and coding bootcamp for teachers and educators!

Kids: We have after-school and community based sessions for kids. Keep your eyes peeled for We Can Code IT coming to a school or library near you!

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Most of our kids’ classes are free at community centers and schools.
Women’s computer training and bootcamps are cost-effective. You may also be eligible for work-study discounts or need-based assistance.

Computer Classes for Girls and Women

Program Scratch Game: Haunted House

Next Workshop: Make Your Own Haunted House Adventure Game in Scratch!

This event has passed, but you can download our workbook for free!

Girls, ages 8-16, make your your own interactive Haunted House game!
Parents, girls are having fun, learning responsibility, expressing their creativity, learning to create with a computer, not just use it, learning programming (yes,real programming), computational thinking, and skills that will help them excel in the 21st century.
Girls, ages 8 to 16, love it because they are creating their own interactive game. You’ll love it because they are learning the computational thinking and programming that is an important life skill schools aren’t well equipped to teach.

Peer Coding Tutorials for Girls

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Esperanza Hour of Code Offline Computational Thinking Activity

Unplugged Computational Thinking Activity In Action

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We were ready to teach kids how to code using a our Create your own Virtual Pet in Scratch workbook. Esperanza was prepared on their end with a brand new computer center. Everything was in place to get kids coding during the week of an Hour of Code. And then the inevitable happened. Esperanza’s new computers went down right as we were getting started. This could have been disastrous, but we came prepared. We just so happened to have our Unplugged Code activity handy.

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Women in STEM

You Don’t Look Like a Programmer

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After talking about the weather, one of the easiest ways to strike up a conversation with someone is to ask them “what do you do?” Like you, I’ve been asked this a lot. I don’t know what kind of responses you get, but one of the top ten I receive is, “Really? You don’t look like a programmer!” I usually smile, and try to find something witty to say, often asking them in return what they think a programmer should look like.

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computational thinking without a computer. An hour of code, unplugged.

Hour of Code Unplugged: Computational Thinking without a Computer

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Believe it or not, you don’t need to have access to computers to teach kids computational thinking.  Students can learn some important practices with just a paper and a pencil. Here’s a project kids can complete without any computer access. Even if you have your Hour of Code project ready to go online, you may want to keep this nearby as a handy backup in case the unexpected happens.

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