May 22, 2018
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Front-End vs. Back-End Development: What’s the difference?

As you prepare for your bootcamp experience and start thinking about what kind of engineer you want to be, it’s important to also consider the type […]
May 18, 2018


TGIF! This week we’re keeping things short and sweet. One article, one podcast, and one video. Check out what’s going on for women in STE(A)M this […]
May 15, 2018
what kind of engineer do you want to be?

What kind of engineer do you want to be?

Last week we gave you a list of 10 things to do as you consider a career in engineering. This week, we’ll go further into one: […]
May 11, 2018


TGIF! Earlier in the week we were thrilled to launch our new Oakland campus and partner with the Kapor Center in Oakland for a very special […]
May 9, 2018
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10 things to do to decide if engineering is right for you

Curious about learning to code, but not sure if your interest is in learning a new hobby or if you want to become an engineer? We’re […]
May 4, 2018


TGIF! This week is all about diversity (and inclusion). Whether it’s wins on the policy or hiring front, or reasons why some are finding obstacles and […]
May 3, 2018

From Fine Arts to Software Engineering at Reddit: Meet Alumna Manisha Patel

Last week, we announced our new Code Reddit Scholarship Fund in partnership with the amazing team over at Reddit. This week, we’re sharing the story of […]
May 1, 2018
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Phenomenal Woman: How to become a software engineer

Considering becoming a software engineer and ready to start your programming journey? Congratulations! Where do I start? You’ve made the decision to advance your technical skills […]
April 27, 2018
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TGIF – The scholarships edition

TGIF! This week, in honor of our new Code Reddit Scholarship, we decided to round up the various scholarships available to women who are starting their […]
April 24, 2018
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Announcing the Code Reddit Scholarship!

We’re thrilled to announce our new Code Reddit Scholarship Fund! Already a major partner in helping us #changetheratio for women in tech, Reddit’s generous gift of $150,000 […]
April 20, 2018


TGIF! This week saw inspiration from female role models, bootcamp news, and the presence of the gender gap in work and school. Check back at the […]
April 17, 2018
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Reflecting on Bootcamp: Meet Hackbright Alumna Parul Baweja

Parul Baweja is a policy analyst turned software engineer: she started learning to code to streamline and automate processes in her policy work. She completed Hackbright’s […]
April 13, 2018


TGIF! This week was Equal Pay Day – women had to work 99 days into 2018 to make the same amount that men made in 2017. […]
April 10, 2018
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#BeLikeEdie: 2018 Edie Windsor Coding Scholarships are now open!

Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, Katherine Johnson. You may recognize these pioneering women who paved the way for other women in computer science. Do you also know […]
April 6, 2018


TGIF! This week we heard from a former Hackbrighter (!), got a glimpse into the media’s portrayal of tech, and found some leaders in blockchain who […]
April 3, 2018

A day in the life: meet Part-Time Program student, Kathryn Chew

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is an art. Maintaining a healthy work-life-study balance is next level. Kathryn Chew is currently enrolled in Hackbright’s inaugural Part-Time Software Engineering […]