March 3, 2017

From Dental Assistant to Genentech Engineer: Meet Ruba Hassan

Ruba Hassan is a software engineer at Genentech who graduated from the Hackbright Academy fellowship in September. Before Hackbright, she was a dental assistant. A single […]
February 28, 2017

From Mom to Engineer Extraordinaire: Meet Hackbright Academy Grad Wendy Zenone

 Wendy Zenone is an associate application security engineer at Lending Club, who graduated from Hackbright Academy’s boot camp. Before Hackbright, she worked in the ad department […]
February 28, 2017

Bootcamp Grads: A Tech Recruiter’s Dream

Some of our favorite hiring managers in San Francisco share successful experiences recruiting and hiring diverse engineering teams, from bootcamps like Hackbright Academy, to building healthy […]
February 6, 2017

3 Ways To Design Your Career Change

Krishelle Hardson-Hurley is a site reliability engineer at Dropbox. After earning a Master of Education degree from the University San Diego, she spent six years as […]
February 1, 2017

New Hackbright Prep Course Helps Students Pursue the Full-Time Fellowship

We’re excited to announce that Hackbright Academy has launched Hackbright Prep, a 4-week evening course where students learn coding fundamentals while preparing for the Hackbright Fellowship […]
February 1, 2017

Seven Books to Launch Your Career in 2017

In the New Year, we often re-dedicate ourselves to self-improvement, re-invention, and to taking our career to the next level. To support that process of leveling […]
January 31, 2017

Hackbright Alumnae: Teaching and Reaching Together

Emma Ferguson is a software engineer at Eventbrite, which claims to be the world’s largest self-ticketing platform. She graduated from Hackbright in March of 2016. Before […]
January 30, 2017

You Survived Bootcamp, Now What? Advice From a Hiring Manager and Mentor

Emma Lubin is an engineering manager at GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain name registrar and web hosting provider, aiming to radically shift the global economy toward […]
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 […]