January 26, 2017

15 Rising Tech Superstars to Watch in 2017 – Future CTOs?

In 2014, only two Fortune 500 companies had women CTOs. I published a list of up-and-coming women engineers to watch. In the following years, four women on that list […]
January 26, 2017

12 Women CTOs To Watch in 2017

#1 – Bridget Frey, Redfin CTO (Seattle) Bridget Frey is the CTO at Redfin, an online real estate company based in Seattle that provides real estate search and […]
January 17, 2017

Which Coding Language Should I Learn?

A common question asked by adults who’ve decided they want to switch careers to software engineering is, “Which coding language maximizes my employment potential?” It’s the wrong question. What […]
January 12, 2017

Course Report Spotlight: Q&A with Hackbright Alumna Marisha Schumacher-Hodge

Marisha Schumacher-Hodge, Software Engineer, Ellie Mae Recently, Hackbright alumna Marisha Schumacher-Hodge sat down with Course Report, one of the top online resources for prospective students considering […]
January 4, 2017

Diversity Part III: How to Find, Hire and Keep Bootcamp Engineers

Third in a three-part series on how to implement diversity in software engineering teams, by leaders at successful companies. Tasneem “Taz” Minadakis is an Engineering Manager […]
December 20, 2016

10 Leading Black Female ProgrammersTo Watch In Tech

William is a Software Engineer at Lawrence Livermore Lab and former Senior Instructor of Hackbright Academy’s part-time Intro to Programming night course. He developed a passion for teaching […]
December 8, 2016

Must-See Web Apps Built by 41 Brilliant Women Engineers!

During Hackbright Academy’s immersive and rigorous 12-week software engineering fellowship, students build impressive web apps in just 4 weeks! Get ready to be inspired by these […]
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 Coderpad 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 Programming 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 […]