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 […]
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) […]