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 […]
July 15, 2015

Meet Front-End Instructor Hadiyah Mujhid! She’s on a Mission to Use Tech for Good

Hadiyah Mujhid is the instructor of Hackbright Academy’s Front-End Web Development course. She worked at Lockheed Martin for 11 years as a software engineer before leaving to start […]
July 10, 2015

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

Join us this Fall! Hackbright Academy is currently accepting applications for our 10-week Fall Software Engineering Fellowship exclusively for women. If you or someone you know would like to learn to code with us, the deadline to apply is July 23rd, 2015. The software engineering fellowship is ideal for women ready to take the leap, change their careers and become software engineers in a supportive, welcoming community!
July 6, 2015

Blind Auditions for Developer Roles with GapJumpers: Are You Ready for the Challenge?

Have you faced bias in your job hunt because you’re a woman or from a minority group or have a non-traditional educational background? Now, you’ll be […]
June 30, 2015

Hackbright Launches New Payment Plan Option for Part-Time Courses!

Hackbright Academy is proud to announce the launch of our new payment plan that enables women interested in participating in our part-time courses the chance to enroll in an affordable payment plan. […]
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 […]