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 […]
November 4, 2014

Questions To Ask An Interviewer To Detect How Female-Friendly A Company / Engineering Team Is

Understanding the Ratio: How to detect female-friendly work culturesBy Katie Thomas, Hackbright engineering fellow – Fall 2013 Countless articles have been written about “Women in Tech”. […]
November 4, 2014

Questions To Ask An Interviewer To Detect How Female-Friendly A Company / Engineering Team Is

Understanding the Ratio: How to detect female-friendly work culturesBy Katie Thomas (Hackbright Academy – fall 2013 class) Countless articles have been written about “Women in Tech”. […]
October 30, 2014

Current Fellow Reveals Her First Impressions of Hackbright

Current Hackbright engineering fellow Wendy Dherin is deep into her fifth week at Hackbright Academy, and she has been regularly documenting her Hackbright experience. This blog […]
October 27, 2014

Hackbright Application Tips – From Your Fall 2014 Cohort!

[Updated: June 29, 2015] We sent our enrolled students a survey asking about our admissions process. Thirty of our forty students responded, and we’re excited to […]
October 24, 2014

What Do Hackbright Grads Do After Hackbright Academy?

Click here for Outcomes Report published in October 2016. Hackbright Academy is an engineering school for women, focused on outcomes and helping people transition their careers […]
October 22, 2014

(Video) Hackbright Mentor Steve Tjoa Talks About Music Information Retrieval in Python

Researcher and engineer (and Hackbright mentor!) Steve Tjoa spoke at Hackbright Academy about music information retrieval in Python on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Hackbright Academy […]
October 16, 2014

Want a career change? Applications for Hackbright’s Winter Software Engineering Fellowship are Open!

Become a Software Engineer this January 2015! Hackbright Academy is currently accepting applications for our Winter Software Engineering Fellowship and we encourage you to apply! The next fellowship […]
October 7, 2014

Inside Scoop On How To Win A Hardware Hackathon, Despite Being New to Hardware! Team “A Graceful Exit” Explains The Learning Process

A Graceful Exit won “Best Internet Connected Hardware” by building a beautiful, functional LED visualization of bus arrival times. Below, the team members share their technical journey […]
October 1, 2014

Hackbright Academy’s Silicon Chef hosts over 200 makers in sold out women-centric hardware hackathon!

Our annual Silicon Chef hardware hackathon (September 27-28, 2014 in San Francisco) was a hit, thanks to our brilliant participants and mentors! Over 200 people joined […]
September 18, 2014

L’Oreal and Hackbright Academy join forces to provide scholarship for Winter 2015 Session!

At Hackbright, we feel strongly that finances shouldn’t inhibit someone from learning how to code. We do everything in our power to provide scholarships and partner […]
September 10, 2014

(Video) Mattermark Data Scientist & Designer Clare Corthell on Data Prototyping – Learn Data Scripting Skills!

Mattermark Data Scientist Clare Corthell spoke at Hackbright Academy about data scripting (a powerful tool for prototyping data work) on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Hackbright […]
August 28, 2014

Pretty Little Liars Character A Computer Science Major? …It Could Happen… If You Tweet At The Writers!

Pretty Little Liars is one of the most-tweeted television shows and popular among American teens. Whether you love the show or not, “lots of girls watch […]
August 25, 2014

Women-Centric Hardware Hackathon: Silicon Chef (September 27-28, 2014 in San Francisco)

Silicon Chef is a women-centric hardware hackathon for humans who identify as female coming up this September 27-28, 2014 in San Francisco’s Mission district. This is Hackbright […]
August 21, 2014

Self Care Strategies For The Software Engineer Job Search!

Hackbright alum have provided advice — self care strategies if you will — for the past, present and future entry-level software engineers to make the job […]
August 1, 2014

Learning To Code: Front-End Web Development By Night At Hackbright Academy

By Freya Rajeshwar (Summer 2014 – Front-End Web Development Student, Hackbright Academy) The past 10 weeks have been some of the busiest, craziest, and most fulfilling […]