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 […]
December 8, 2015

My first coding project in Python!

April Chu,  Americas Marketing at Equinix A Intro to Programming student April Chu explains how she decided to pull the trigger on her desire to learn to […]
December 4, 2015

34 Web Apps Built By Hackbright’s Women Engineers

During the last weeks of Hackbright Academy’s software engineering fellowship, each fellow uses their newfound skills to build their own web app. Scroll below to read about […]
December 1, 2015

3 Important Lessons Learned from Maria Klawe

Dr. Maria Klawe sits on the board of Microsoft, holds a PhD in mathematics, and is currently the fifth President of Harvey Mudd College – where […]
November 25, 2015

New Intro to Programming Class Dates Announced

The official dates for Hackbright Academy’s popular 12-week Intro to Programming night courses have been announced for Winter! These courses are designed with the novice coder’s […]
November 20, 2015

5 Documentaries For Girls And Women In Tech And Entrepreneurship

The 2012 Black Girls Code film and web series are incredibly inspiring to watch! Any time women are featured in tech roles in the media is […]
November 20, 2015

Hackbright Goes to Bloomberg!

When it comes to job searching, the worst part can be the guessing game. Oftentimes you’ll come across job descriptions for companies that sound vaguely familiar, […]
November 12, 2015

Sharon Wienbar Officially Joins Hackbright as CEO

We are thrilled to announce that  Sharon Wienbar is now part of the team as CEO of Hackbright Academy. Read Sharon’s note below. This week, I am excited to […]
October 28, 2015

What To Expect When You Graduate From Hackbright

Wendy Saccuzzo, Director of Career Services at Hackbright Academy, helps place Hackbright students into software engineering roles at some of the world’s fastest growing tech companies and startups. Hackbright graduates […]
October 23, 2015

Nine Scarily Funny Tech and Programmer Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween. The perfect time to dress up in costumes and geek out over your favorite niche interests. But before you can pull off the perfect getup, […]
October 22, 2015

[Video] Info Session for Hackbright Academy Winter 2016 Fellowship

Last night, we hosted a great info session and it was fantastic to see so many women interested in programming! If you couldn’t make it, you […]
October 21, 2015

#TechTalk: How to Win Hackathons as a Newbie

Hackathons are great ways to learn new skills, make great friends, and gain confidence in yourself as a developer, especially a new one; and who knows? […]
October 19, 2015

Engineering Manager at SurveyMonkey: Sara Gottlieb, Hackbright Alumna

Hackbright alumna Sara Gottlieb graduated from The University of Vermont with her B.A. in Psychology, going on to attend Hackbright’s Software Engineering Fellowship in the Fall […]