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 […]
January 14, 2015

Medium Engineer Jean Hsu on Platform Engineering and The Fallacies We Hold About Ourselves

As a software engineer, I used to think that I wasn’t interested in working on infrastructure or platform work. I thought of myself as a practical […]
January 14, 2015

A Day In The Life Of A Hackbright Student, Now Indiegogo Software Engineer Siena Aguayo!

Hackbright alumna – class of Fall 2013 – Siena Aguayo graduated from Oberlin College in 2010 with a double major in English and East Asian Studies […]
December 30, 2014
Woman learning software development on a window in Bay Area

Stopping Toxicity in Your Engineering Culture

Get there by playing your part: being a person that doesn’t casually roll the eyes or point fingers victoriously, a person that believes teaching others is […]
December 29, 2014

12 Great Pieces Of Advice From Female Software Engineers

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 […]
December 15, 2014

Engineering School Hackbright Academy Hiring INSTRUCTORS In San Francisco!

Hackbright Academy, the engineering school for women, is hiring for full-time positions in our office/classroom in San Francisco. Hackbright runs a quarterly engineering fellowship for women, developer […]
November 11, 2014

Hackbright Academy Goes To Pinterest!

Hackbright Academy’s Fall 2014 engineering fellows visited Pinterest headquarters in San Francisco last week! Thanks to diversity tech recruiter Kate Fiedelman, the students were treated to […]