April 10, 2015

Hairstylist takes Hackbright’s Intro to Programming course and builds an awesome language processing app 10 weeks later

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 […]
April 7, 2015

Fastly Sales Engineer And Hackbright Alumna Cassandra Dixon Shares Advice

Hackbright alumna Cassandra Dixon graduated from Wesleyan University in 2004 with a math degree. “Being a Sales Engineer requires a lot of work, but it also […]
April 3, 2015

Hackbright Academy accepting applications for Summer software engineering fellowship!

Join us this summer! Hackbright Academy is currently accepting applications for our 10-week Summer 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 April 30, 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!
March 27, 2015

Celebrate Hackbright Academy’s Winter 2015 graduating class of software engineers at Dinner & Demo Night!

Let’s celebrate! We’re excited to introduce another group of bold, inspiring and brilliant software engineers to the tech world. Join us at Dinner & Demo Night next Tuesday, March 31, […]
March 18, 2015

How to Make Smart Tradeoffs When Developing Software Products

Facebook’s former Director of Engineering Jocelyn Goldfein recently sat down with Femgineer, an education resource for tech professionals, to discuss how to prioritize competing goals when creating products. […]
March 10, 2015

Hackbright Academy Forms Trade Association with Other Industry Leaders To Set New Education Standards

In support of the White House and President Obama’s TechHire initiative, the New Economy Skills Training Association (NESTA) launched as a new trade organization – a […]
March 9, 2015

Hackbright Academy Partners with White House to Launch TechHire Initiative

We’re thrilled to announce that Hackbright Academy is officially partnering with the White House for President Obama’s launch of TechHire. The new program is a bold public-private initiative […]
February 7, 2015
Rachel Engel Security Engineering

Security Engineering Talks Hosted At NCC Group

By Angie Chang (VP Strategic Partnerships, Hackbright Academy) Thanks to NCC Group (home of iSEC Partners and Domain Services) in downtown San Francisco for hosting Hackbright […]
February 4, 2015

40 Projects in 4 Weeks

At Hackbright Academy, we devote 4 weeks of the Engineering Fellowship to an independent project. Hackbright is proud to present all 40 projects of the Fall […]
February 4, 2015
Anna Rachel Hackbright

Welcome Hackbright Alumna Anna Akullian, Junior Instructor For Hackbright Academy’s New Part-Time Courses!

From “how to detect female-friendliness in a company” to “do the hardest thing” — 12 female software engineers shared their advice on learning to code and […]
February 3, 2015
Allison Deal from Hulu

Engineering At Hulu: Hackbright Alumna Allison Deal Talks Work Culture And Full System Ownership

Hackbright alumna (class of Summer 2013) Allison Deal graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2010 with a major in Systems Engineering and minor in […]
February 3, 2015

Four Things We Love To See In A Prospective Hackbright Engineering Fellow

  1. Mastery of non-technical skills Why we’re looking for this: While we like you to have a little coding experience, it is not an absolute […]
January 28, 2015

5 Tips For Pair Programming With Junior Developers

Many tech teams hired their first junior developers last year. Many more are now considering it, and debating how to go about it. Looking at the […]
January 22, 2015

Where Are They Now? Meet 18 Hackbright Engineering Fellows

Where can you get a job out of a 10-week engineering fellowship with Hackbright Academy? Here are 18 graduates – and where they are working now! […]
January 22, 2015

Hackbright Academy Currently Accepting Applications For Upcoming Spring 2015 Engineering Fellowship!

Hackbright Academy is excited to be recruiting for our next cohort of smart, inspiring women ready to make a mark in the tech world! If you’d […]
January 20, 2015

New “Intro to Programming For Non-Programmers” Night Course At Hackbright Academy!

Hands-on, collaborative activities in the classroom will build your fluency with important coding skills so you can take your career to the next level – in […]