June 14, 2016

Employer Spotlight: Eventbrite

Eventbrite VP of Engineering Pat Poels spoke with CourseReport recently about hiring non-traditional engineering candidates from places like Hackbright Academy. Here are the top five questions […]
June 2, 2016

Hackbright Fellows Visit Slack HQ!

Yesterday, Hackbright Academy visited Slack HQ for the first time. We were greeted by Hackbright alumnae and current engineers at Slack, Roo Harrigan and Allison Craig, so we felt right […]
May 28, 2016

Bootcamp to Engineer: How I Got My Job

“Reach for the stars!” they tell us. ”Don’t stop chasing your dreams!” they say. We hear over and over again that we should go after what […]
May 20, 2016

Engineering Leaders At GoDaddy Welcome and Inspire Hackbright Students

There’s nothing better than hearing from those who’ve gone before you, learning from their battle scars and victories, being reminded that you don’t have to reinvent […]
May 9, 2016

Why Mentors Volunteer To Help Change The Ratio In Tech!

Many non-profits accept volunteers to help young girls and/or underrepresented groups get into STEM (Black Girls Code, Girls Make Games, Technovation). Engineers can volunteer at RailsBridge […]
April 26, 2016

35 Amazing Web Apps by Hackbright’s Latest Grads

During the last four weeks of Hackbright Academy’s 12-week software engineering fellowship, each student puts her new programming skills to use and builds a web app. […]
April 22, 2016

Hackbright Academy Joins Capella

From Hackbright CEO Sharon Wienbar: Hackbright Academy has exciting news today: we have combined with Capella Education Company, and are now an independent subsidiary of the […]
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 […]