A COMMUNITY IS WAITING FOR YOU

We’re proudly the leading engineering school for women in the Bay Area with 600+ graduates at tech companies that include Google, Dropbox, and Airbnb. We were founded with the mission to provide women with a personalized path to a software engineering career.

THE HACKBRIGHT ADVANTAGE

COMMUNITY

Hackbright’s fiercely collaborative community values your
uniqueness and individuality

LOCATION

Located in San Francisco, Hackbright places you in the heart of the world’s tech capital for access to
invaluable opportunity.

CAREER SUCCESS

Benefit from Hackbright’s close partnerships with the industry’s
top companies and talent.

Ready to Change Your Future? Let’s Do This.

Our website proudly features actual Hackbright grads who agreed to appear! Please note that many factors, besides education, contribute to students receiving jobs. We value individuality. Your own results may vary.

SETTING YOU UP FOR SUCCESS

Our instructors, peers, advisors, mentors, career coaches and alumnae uphold a culture and environment where women are empowered to realize their full potential. It’s not about competition for attention, it’s about collaboration. We firmly believe that when you combine a community of likeminded ambitious women and a network of strong support, the possibilities are endless.

THE HACKBRIGHT ECOSYSTEM

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Educators
Hackbright educators have developed an environment that allows individuals to thrive at their own pace, ask questions and get the most out of the exhilarating 12-week program.
Alumnae
We stick together. After you graduate, you’ll be part of a professional network of 600+ women who are passionate about helping each other get ahead.
Mentors
Work with mentors who are passionate about investing in and developing you as a professional. Industry experts from companies like Airbnb, Twitter and Slack are determined to see you succeed.
Career Development
You’re not doing it alone. Whiteboarding sessions, resume building workshops and personalized career developers will all play a key role in helping you find the perfect job.
Advisors
Our program is intense and advisors are here to guide your experience and help you make the right decisions. They’ll track your progress, provide personal and technical support and keep you working towards your goal.
Hiring Partners
At Hackbright, we foster a close collaboration within the industry. Top tech companies like Amazon, LinkedIn and Eventbrite look to us when diversifying their team.
There for you every step of the way
4:1

Student-Teacher Ratio
100%

Face-to-Face Learning
1:2

Student-Mentor Ratio
99%

Student Graduation Rate

YOU BRING SOMETHING UNIQUE TO THE TABLE

Our students often come from all types of different backgrounds and career fields. All you need is the passion and a desire to do what you love for a living.

NICOLE ZIEMLAK
“I was an Account Manager”
Check out what I am now!
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NICOLE ZIEMLAK
Software Engineer
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JESSICA MCELROY
“I was a Policy Research Associate”
Check out what I am now!
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JESSICA MCELROY
Software Engineer
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Viola Olayinka
“I was a Social Media Coordinator!”
Check out what I am now!
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Viola Olayinka
Product Operations Expert
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YOUR FUTURE IS BRIGHT

We are proud to partner with these and hundreds of other companies who support a diverse workplace and help our graduates achieve their dreams.

amazon
eventbrite
uber@2x
dropbox
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survey-monkey
intuit

Our Hackbright alumnae exemplify the Slack values of craftsmanship and thriving. They’ve been able to quickly contribute to projects with practical programming knowledge and a curiosity to learn. We look forward to future Hackbright graduates building successful careers at Slack.”

Joann Anderson
Director of Engineering at Slack

Hackbright grads account for 7% of our current engineering team, so a big portion of what we produce as a team is directly attributable to those grads.

Pat Poels
VP of Engineering at Eventbrite
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We have had the best experiences hiring Hackbright Grads. Our hires have ranged in abilities and now can be counted on as leaders among our engineering organization. We depend heavily on their expertise as they bring a diverse background to the team.
Adam Steinharter
Senior Recruiter at SurveyMonkey
Over the years that I’ve been a mentor, I’ve seen hundreds of women launch their careers through Hackbright—and it’s been especially rewarding to recruit some of these alumnae to join Reddit’s engineering team.
Steve Huffman
CEO at Reddit
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