November 23, 2018
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TGIF: Holidays or holidaze?

TGIF and happy holidays! We hope you had a wonderful (and delicious) Thanksgiving, and a lovely long weekend. We’re keeping it short and sweet this week. […]
November 20, 2018
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Corporate vs. Startup: How to choose the right company

Amy Sowash is a former World Champion athlete in International Shooting who graduated Hackbright in December 2017. After graduation, Amy worked for both a startup and […]
November 16, 2018

TGIF: Are women in tech on the rise?

TGIF! This week we took a look at the status of women in tech. We’ve seen women in tech take the forefront in the news – […]
November 13, 2018
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Meet Hackbright Instructor Heather Mahan

Heather Mahan is an instructor at Hackbright’s South Bay campus pop-up – a community she loves building. She sat down with our partners at Course Report to talk […]
November 9, 2018

TGIF: Herstory – the midterm elections

TGIF! This week, no surprise, we got caught up in the midterm elections. And while the results may not have been everything we hope for, there […]
November 2, 2018

TGIF: Is Google good?

TGIF! The #MeToo movement and diversity and inclusion have been ongoing topics for discussion for some time now. Yesterday, the two came together at Google, where […]
October 26, 2018
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TGIF: Online Python 101

TGIF! We recently launched a NEW digital course – Online Python 101. To celebrate, we sat down with our Director of Marketing, Ilana Bercovitz, to chat […]
October 23, 2018

Becoming an entrepreneur after Hackbright

Jennifer Yan graduated from Hackbright in September 2016. Prior to Hackbright, Jennifer studied Criminal Justice and worked in Criminal Forensics (queue the Law & Order soundtrack!). […]
October 19, 2018
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TGIF: Day of the Girl

TGIF! We came into this week still riding high from all the great stories and initiatives from International Day of the Girl (October 11). In case […]
October 12, 2018
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TGIF: Who Run The World?

TGIF! This week we launched our very own podcast! Hosted by the team at Hackbright, Run The World is a podcast for women, by women. We’ll sit down […]
October 10, 2018

Attending the Grace Hopper Celebration: Meet Hackbright alumna Gabriela Cisneros

One of our most recent alumnae, Gabriela Cisneros graduated from Hackbright in September 2018. A former educator, she is looking forward to entering the tech industry […]
October 8, 2018
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Negotiating Your Salary: Q&A with Be Brave Get Paid

We’re beyond excited to launch our NEW podcast, Run The World! A podcast for women, by women, where we’ll explore conversations on women in tech, software […]
October 5, 2018
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TGIF: More women in the boardroom

TGIF! This week California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will require California-based publicly traded companies to have at least one woman on […]
October 2, 2018
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Online Python 101: The new course at Hackbright

You’ve spoken, and we’ve listened! We’re thrilled to announce a NEW digital course! Introducing Online Python 101, a self-paced, online course for women interested in learning to […]
September 28, 2018

TGIF: Improving gender diversity in tech

TGIF! The tech industry talks a lot about “solving” the gender gap in tech. But what actions have been taken to close the gap? This week […]
September 25, 2018

A day in the life of an engineer: Becca Rosenthal

Becca Rosenthal graduated from Hackbright in December 2017. An Oakland native and musician-songwriter, she now works as a Software Engineer at Reddit. We chatted with Becca to […]