The Engineering School for Women

Become a software engineer in 10 weeks.
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Hackbright Academy is the leading software engineering school for women founded in San Francisco in 2012. The academy graduates more female engineers than Stanford and UC Berkeley each year.

Welcoming Community

Learn to code with caring instructors, fun classmates, and supportive companies dedicated to encouraging more women to work in tech.

Powerful Network

Become part of a league of ladies disrupting the tech industry. Our growing alumnae network is dedicated to supporting one another.


Our team is comprised of passionate industry experts. Our mentors include engineers from Twitter, Google, Hipmunk, and other startups.

A Game Changer for your Career

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Attending Hackbright Academy changed my life. I learned more at Hackbright than I ever could have in ten weeks on my own. The community of students, alumnae, mentors, supporters, and partner companies is incredibly strong. I have met some of the smartest, kindest, most passionate people at Hackbright. Everyone wants to see you succeed and will try their best to help.
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The thing that elevates Hackbright is its Career Day and job placement. Nowhere else will you have the opportunity to network and interview with 20+ companies in a single day, showing off a project that you built all on your own in just a few weeks. This is a HUGE foot in the door. For me, it meant multiple interview opportunities, followed by multiple job offers. It works.
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