June 25, 2015

Hackbright Academy Accepting Applications for Fall 2015 Software Engineering Fellowship!

Hackbright Academy is currently accepting applications for our 10-week Fall 2015 Software Engineering Fellowship exclusively for women. As a Hackbright fellow, you'll be part of an intense, fun and enriching ten weeks where you learn the fundamentals of computer science in addition to modern web development.
June 22, 2015

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

Want to take a part-time coding course with Hackbright but have a few lingering questions? Check out the recording of last week's Info Session for Part-Time Courses to get a detailed explanation of each class and learn about our brand new, affordable payment plan.
June 18, 2015

From Teacher to Software Engineer: How Katherine Wu is Taking the Leap

Katherine Wu is a yogi, problem solver and student of life.   After six years of working in education, she indulged her curiosity for programming and signed up for […]
June 15, 2015

29 Web Apps Created in 4 Weeks By Hackbright Academy’s Spring 2015 Software Engineers

During the last four weeks of Hackbright Academy’s software engineering fellowship, each fellow uses their new found skills to build their own web app. Scroll below to […]
May 26, 2015

Why Should You Learn How to Build Web Apps? Alumna Nicole Ziemlak Talks with Hello Web App About Her Transition Into Programming

Hackbright Academy software engineering fellow Nicole Ziemlak graduated in March from Hackbright Academy and is now a software engineer at Minted. Check out her interview with Hello Web […]
May 20, 2015

Unleash Your Potential: How To Choose the Right Company – Advice from Cindy Chu, Engineering Manager at a Silicon Valley Startup

Cindy Chu, engineering manager at Polyvore, recently sat with the editors of Women of Silicon Valley to share her experience in tech. She began working at Polyvore, a site […]
April 30, 2015

From Little Coding Experience To Winning Google’s Summer of Code: Hackbright Part-Time Student Shares Her Path Into Tech

Melissa Fabros is a community site director for UC Berkeley’s BUILD program, a literacy initiative that matches local children with reading mentors. Last year at this time, Melissa didn’t […]
April 29, 2015

Hackbright Tech Talk: Debugging in Python by Hackbright Alumna Jessica Mong (Video)

Jessica Mong, current SurveyMonkey software engineer and Summer 2013 Hackbright software engineering fellow, shares valuable insights while diving into the exciting world of debugging in Python! Watch […]
April 24, 2015

Info Session for Part-Time Courses! (Video)

Thank you to everyone who joined us at last night's Info Session for Hackbright Academy's New Part-Time Courses. In the video below, you'll get an overview of the part-time program at Hackbright Academy by our awesome instructors along with class descriptions for: Intro to Programming, Front-End Web Development and Full-Stack Web Development.
April 24, 2015

Current Software Engineering Fellow Gives Insight into Week One at Hackbright!

Saying I was “excited” on the first day of Hackbright would be the understatement of the year. I finally felt like I was on the right path and couldn’t wait flip to an empty page of my new chapter in life. Two BART stations and a 10 min walk later, I entered Hackbright’s halls.
April 20, 2015

How To Be A Better Junior Developer (Video)

New developer from a non-CS background? What about someone you mentor? Hackbright alumna and New Relic engineer Katherine Wu shares junior developers focus on building technical […]
April 17, 2015

Meet Intro to Programming Course Instructor Rachel Walker! She’s on a Mission to Show That Programming is FUN

Rachel Walker is the instructor of Hackbright Academy’s Intro to Programming course for complete beginners. She was recently featured in The Root’s list of 10 amazing black women […]
April 16, 2015

VIDEO: The Move to Becoming a Software Engineer – Hackbright Graduates Share Their Journey!

With the Summer Software Engineering Fellowship deadline approaching on April 30th (less than two weeks left to apply!), we wanted to show a video of our graduates who […]
April 16, 2015

Code Night: Fun Nighttime Coding Classes for All Levels

What better time to improve your coding skills than in the summer? Hackbright Academy, the leading engineering school for women in the Bay Area, is offering […]
April 14, 2015

6 Things Parents Can Do RIGHT NOW To Create Future Innovators & Leaders

Hackbright Academy serves post baccalaureate women learning to code and become software engineers, but what about the girls? Here are some ideas for cultivating programmatic thinking […]
April 10, 2015

Hairstylist Takes Hackbright’s Intro to Programming Course and Builds an Awesome Language Processing App!

Meet Valeria – Styling hair by day, learning to code by night. Valeria (pictured on the right) recently completed Hackbright’s Intro to Programming course and despite having no coding […]