October 16, 2015

Tips & Tricks: How to Finish Your Hackbright Application in One Weekend

The deadline to apply to our upcoming 12-week software engineering fellowship  is Nov 6th! Dori Grant, our Admissions Manager, shares some tips to help you submit your application. Dori Grant, […]
October 13, 2015

3 Pieces of Courage

Heather Bryant graduated Hackbright in Fall 2014. She is a software engineer,  journalist and member of Hackbright Academy’s education team. She recently received funding from the […]
October 9, 2015

12 Female CTOs To Watch in 2016

These female chief technology officers (CTOs) are leaders of technology companies as well as up-and-coming startups. Women who can code AND lead are role models who […]
October 7, 2015

Now Accepting Applications for Hackbright Academy’s Winter 2016 Software Engineering Fellowship!

Ready to join our next class of software engineers? We’re looking for passionate, dedicated women like you. We’re currently accepting applications for our upcoming Winter Software Engineering Fellowship (which begins January […]
September 22, 2015

Learning to Code With A Baby On The Way: GitHub’s Alyson La Shares Her Experience

Alyson La is about to be a mom but being pregnant didn’t stop her from learning to code. As a new analyst on Github’s engineering team, […]
September 15, 2015

From Intro to Programming to Full-Time Fellowship: One Woman’s Journey to Becoming a Software Engineer

For Alexandra Dobkin (right), it’s time. After completing Hackbright Academy’s Intro to Programming class and getting a taste of the coding world, Alexandra will be starting Hackbright’s full-time software engineering […]
September 8, 2015

Part-Time Info Session for Hackbright Academy Fall 2015 Prospective Students (Video)

Want to apply for the Hackbright 2015 part-time courses but have a few lingering questions? Check out the recording below of last nights Info Session to get a […]
September 3, 2015

35 Brilliant Web Apps Built By Hackbright’s Newest Female Engineers

To further dispel the programmer stereotype, Hackbright Academy’s newest class of software engineers are ready to bring their skills and ideas to the tech industry. Who […]
August 31, 2015

Hackbright Goes To Neustar!

The Hackbright Summer 2015 engineering fellows toured the Neustar office in San Francisco on Tuesday, August 25. Special thanks to Hackbright alumna and Neustar data scientist […]
August 30, 2015

Engineering at Uber: Roxana del Toro, Hackbright Alumna

Hackbright alumna Roxana del Toro graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.S. in Environmental Economics & Policy. Here is her story.Hackbright alumna (class of Winter 2015) […]
August 26, 2015

Top 3 Reasons to Recruit Female Engineers from Hackbright

Reason #3 to recruit from Hackbright: You’re tapping into a network of incredible women engineers. If a Hackbrighter enjoys working at your company, chances are she’ll […]
August 24, 2015

Building Games, Analyzing Data and More: Hackbright’s Intro to Programming Course Gets Women Coding

Hackbright Academy’s Intro to Programming students have proved that coding can be for everyone even if you have no prior coding experience. Recent graduates of the 10-week night […]
August 21, 2015

Hackbright Goes To Autodesk’s Pier 9 Workshop!

The Hackbright Summer 2015 engineering fellows toured the Autodesk office at Pier 9 Workshop this week! Special thanks to Colin Brauns in Autodesk talent for helping […]
August 6, 2015

Hackbright Alumna Leads Campaign for #ILookLikeAnEngineer Billboard

What does the face of tech look like? When female engineer Isis Wegner was featured in a recruiting ad, it triggered a set of negative remarks on […]
July 28, 2015

8 Ways Companies Can Retain Women in Tech

The lack of women in tech is more than a pipeline issue - it starts with keeping the women you already have in your company. What can we do about it? According to Hackbright Academy instructor Rachel Thomas, plenty.
July 24, 2015

Get to Know Nadine Farah: Associate Instructor for Hackbright’s Full-Stack Web Development Course

Nadine Farah is the associate instructor for Hackbright Academy’s Full-Stack Web Development course. When applying to medical school, Nadine realized she could have a bigger impact on medicine by improving the technology […]