HER Academy works with schools to develop a program that supports girls in learning and excelling in computer science.  As they move through the program, girls gain the confidence and knowledge to become designers and creators of computing technology.

Our Team

Dr. Lena Furci

Lena founded HER Academy in 2018 to reinvent the computer science pipeline for women. She works with schools to build computer science programs that support and encourage girls and young women.

Karen Scranton

Karen is an educator with over 20 years of experience in the classroom.  She designs computer science curriculum for grades K-5 that includes robotics, programming, and computational thinking.