December 2, 2016

Want to Learn to Code? Start Free Today!

Anna Akullian is the Program Manager of Part-Time Education  at Hackbright Academy in San Francisco. Prior to working at Hackbright, she was an engineer at Schoolzilla, a […]
November 17, 2016
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How To Retain Your Employees (The Diversity Files, Part II)

Second in a three-part series on how to implement diversity in software engineering teams, by leaders at successful Silicon Valley tech companies. Brina Lee was hired as a […]
November 10, 2016

Diversity Part I: How To Strip Gender Bias From Hiring

First in a three-part series on how to implement diversity in software engineering teams, by leaders at successful companies. Sonja Gittens Ottley is Diversity & Inclusion Lead […]
November 4, 2016

How To Win At A Collaborative Coding Interview

Ben Ng is a software engineer at Etsy. He previously worked at Shift, enjoys studying distributed systems and mentors at Hackbright Academy. Follow him on Twitter at […]
October 27, 2016

Cracking the Code on Choosing a Code School

With the release of Hackbright Academy’s latest Outcomes Report, our CEO Sharon Wienbar shares her input on how to find the right school for you. Hackbright Academy provides three […]
October 18, 2016

Superheroes Over Princesses This 2016 – 6 Empowering Halloween Costumes

This year, “superhero” costumes have dethroned “princess” as the choice Halloween costume.  This ends an 11 year reign and marks a shift in how women are […]
October 11, 2016

Ada Lovelace’s Lesson For Women

Sharon Wienbar joined Hackbright Academy, the leading engineering school for women, as CEO in November of 2015. With a bachelor’s and master’s degree in engineering from Harvard and […]
October 10, 2016

Ada the Language: Alive and in Flight

Today is Ada Lovelace Day, so there’s no better time than the present to talk about the programming language named after her. Everyone sort of knows […]
October 6, 2016

Ada Lovelace Day 2016 – A Map of Events Worldwide

Today is Ada Lovelace Day, the international celebration of achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math. There’s a huge, interactive database of events to attend. British activist and […]
October 4, 2016

Engineering School for Women: Admissions Open!

Ready for a career change and feeling the world of programming calling your name? Then you’re just the person we’d like to meet! The leading engineering […]
September 30, 2016

6 Ways Parents Can Encourage a Love of Science and Tech in Their Kids

If you’re keen to get your kid interested in STEM, we’ve got 6 strategies to help you open their eyes to the wonders of science and […]
September 28, 2016

Career Change: How One Woman Went From Project Manager To Engineer At Slack

Roo Harrigan was ready for a career change, so she made the trek west from Madison, Wisconsin to San Francisco to become an engineer!  After graduating […]
September 23, 2016

7 Online Coding Resources For Beginners

The world of programming invites those who want to learn how to code, develop, and create new ways to improve the ways we interact, conduct business, […]
September 21, 2016

5 Ways Engineers Can Support Each Other

New female developers are bursting onto the tech scene every day and that’s a win for everyone. You’ve made some big moves and landed your dream job; […]
September 16, 2016

How to Integrate Firebase Into Your App

William is a Software Engineer at Lawrence Livermore Lab by day and a Senior Instructor for Hackbright’s Intro to Programming course by night. He developed a passion for teaching while […]
September 14, 2016
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51 Brilliant Web Apps Built by Women Engineers!

During Hackbright Academy’s 12-week software engineering fellowship, students take 4 weeks to build impressive web apps! Are you ready to be blown away? Read on to […]