April 8, 2016

From Professional Soccer Player to Silicon Valley Software Engineer: Marisha Schumacher-Hodge

How’s this for inspiration? We are so proud of our recent graduate, Marisha Schumaker-Hodge, for having the confidence (and the guts!) to chase and follow through […]
April 7, 2016

Programming is Not Math – Sarah Mei

Sarah Mei, founder of RailsBridge, wrote this piece that we had to share. For all you talented women out there who are on the fence about […]
March 30, 2016

Hackbright Academy is Now Accepting Applications!

Hackbright is looking for smart, passionate women who want to make an impact in the technology industry. We’ve noticed that it is a male dominated workplace […]
March 23, 2016

On Changing the Ratio in Tech, and Being a Connector at Hackbright Academy

As Director of Career Services at Hackbright Academy, the engineering school (or coding bootcamp) for women, I serve as a career counselor for Hackbright students and […]
March 13, 2016

Spotlight – Meg Bishop, Engineering Student

Meet one of Hackbright’s current software engineering fellowship students, Meg Bishop. Meg had been programming on the side for quite some time before deciding to make […]
February 23, 2016

5 Reasons To Enroll in Hackbright’s Night Class for Women

Hackbright Academy’s Intro to Programming night class sounds pretty self-explanatory, but why should you care to learn in our night classes? We provide more than just […]
February 23, 2016

Hackbright Goes to GoDaddy

Pictured: GoDaddy CTO Elissa Murphy strikes a pose with the Hackbright Winter 2016 engineering fellows at GoDaddy’s Sunnyvale office. Hackbright fellows got to feel out the […]
February 17, 2016

Hackbright Goes To NCC Group, Learns Information Security For Web Apps!

The Hackbright Winter 2016 engineering fellows visited the NCC Group office in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 16 to learn about information security! Special thanks to […]
January 21, 2016

WATCH: Women’s Engineering Fellowship Info Session for Spring 2016

Last night we had a full house packed with women wanting to become software engineers! In case you missed the Info Session for our upcoming 12-week […]
January 13, 2016

LinkedIn Checklist for a Job Seeker Post-Hackbright

Career Services at Hackbright are offered by Wendy Saccuzzo and Ximena Cervantes. This week, Wendy shares the top 6 tips for making sure your LinkedIn in […]
January 13, 2016

5 Reasons to Learn to Code in 2016

Anything could happen in 2016. It could be the year you start learning French and decide to move to Belgium. It might be the year you […]
January 4, 2016

Hackbright, the engineering school for women, now accepting applications!

  It’s time! We’re currently accepting applications for our upcoming Software Engineering Fellowship, which begins on April 4, 2016. We’re running rolling admissions until February 1st.  There are only four opportunities per […]
December 30, 2015

Top 11 Mentors Volunteering At Hackbright Academy In 2015

Hackbright Academy was supported by a strong mentor community in 2015. From working software engineers to engineering managers and startup CTOs, these Mentors committed to donating […]
December 18, 2015

Meet The Staff at Hackbright’s Night Classes for Women

Always wanted to make your own website? Want to learn how to develop ideas you’ve designed? During Hackbright Academy’s 12-week Intro to Front-End Web Development night […]
December 10, 2015

12 Engineering Managers to Watch in 2016

In software engineering careers, growth opportunities include engineering management and individual contributor roles as a staff engineer, architect, etc. Modern day careers are jungle gyms — […]
December 9, 2015

Mom Takes Time for Herself to Pursue Hackbright’s Beginner Course

Like many coders today, Maya Scofield’s coding journey started with a desire to create something – in this case, it was an app idea from which […]