The founder of Girlhype is Baratang Miya, a tech entrepreneur who has inspired South African women to pursue careers in STEM fields. The academy offers courses on programming, web design, and game development. Miya's goal is to increase women and girls working in STEM fields. Miya believes that coding can be a valuable tool for women and young girls. Her academy is designed to help them achieve success in STEM fields. She is proof that women and girls can excel in STEM fields with the help of hard work and dedication.