Girls Make Games is a series of summer camps, workshops and game jams designed to inspire the next generation of designers, creators, and engineers.

Launched in 2014, the program has reached over 5,500 girls in 51 cities worldwide.

GMG was created by Laila Shabir and Ish Syed, founders of LearnDistrict, an educational company committed to creating educational access through video games and enrichment programs.

To learn more about our mission, background, and impact, watch the award winning documentary Girls Level Up


In 2013, a CNN Report listed Game Designer as one of the hottest and fastest growing jobs for the next decade.