January 23, 2014

New Engineers: Take This Survey on Mentorship!

I’m a big proponent of having some formalized process and mentoring at companies, and believe that the benefits of having junior engineers on a team are […]
January 22, 2014

Join Us For Hackentine’s Day on February 8

If you’ve *never* written a line of code in your life, but you want to learn, we want you here! If you’re a super awesome programmer […]
January 18, 2014

How To Prototype iOS Apps Using Xcode And Storyboards – No Coding Required!

By Danilo Campos (Hackbright Instructor, Frontend iOS Development Course) Whether you measure it in hours or dollars, writing software can be expensive – especially for mobile. […]
January 13, 2014

Why Attend An All-Women Engineering Fellowship At Hackbright Academy (A 4-Minute Video!)

Hear women talk about why Hackbright Academy is the best place for them to make the career transition into software engineering. Hackbright alum are now working […]
January 13, 2014

How To Not Suffer From Imposter Syndrome

It’s been almost a year since my career switch from banking to coding and boy what a ride it was, well, still is. The first time […]
January 11, 2014


“Being a beginner at something in your mid-thirties is alternately terrifying / humbling / awesome.” Aimee Morgan was formerly a librarian / archivist. Now she is […]
January 8, 2014

Fund A Hackbright Engineering Fellow This Spring 2014!

This Spring 2014, Shannon Burns is attending Hackbright Academy as an engineering fellow to become a software engineer. She is raising $25,000 to cover tuition, room […]
December 24, 2013

What is Data Science and Machine Learning?

Join Hackbright Academy’s new Data Science course focusing on Machine Learning this April 5-6, 2014 in San Francisco. We talk to Hackbright Academy’s Data Science instructor […]
December 19, 2013

Supporting High School Girls Who Build Android Apps For Technovation Challenge

Last week, we invited software engineers Mary Ann Jawili, Sukrutha Raman Bhadouria and Meggie Mahnken to speak to the high school girls from Technovation about how […]
December 18, 2013

Meet Farnaz Ronaghi, the Director of Engineering and Co-Founder of MOOC Education Startup NovoEd

NovoEd Director of Engineering Farnaz Ronaghi is passionate about making education, as a basic human right, more accessible and meaningful through collaboration and experiential learning. She’s […]
December 18, 2013

PyCon 2014 Speakers Include Hackbright Alumnas!

The speaker lineup was announced this morning for the 2014 edition of PyCon which will be held in Montreal in April 9-17, 2014. A whopping 33% […]
December 16, 2013

Find Out How 11 Women Learned To Code – Watch These Videos On “Becoming A Software Engineer” (Tech Talks!)

Thanks to our generous supporter GitHub for hosting and recording the tech talks on December 10, 2013 – and for participating in the Hackbright Academy Dinner […]
December 5, 2013

Learning to Code? Join Hackbright for a women’s dinner at GitHub this Dec. 10th in San Francisco!

On Tuesday, December 10th at the GitHub office in San Francisco, Hackbright Academy presents a fun night of tech talks from women who learned to code […]
December 3, 2013

8 Tips On Maximizing Your Mentorship Relationships From Hackbright Academy Mentors For #GivingTuesday

“Always take notes, and research your potential mentor thoughtfully and thoroughly. If they say yes, your first priority is to ask thoughtful questions!” – Martha Girdler, […]
December 2, 2013

I’m a Really Good Impostor (AKA My Ongoing Experience with Impostor Syndrome)

I often was reluctant to tell people I was in engineering school, because I was expecting to be told that I didn’t belong there – and […]
November 26, 2013

What is Software Security Engineering?

As a Hackbright student or alumna, you probably plan to participate in building the foundation of our shiny new automated world. (Thanks for joining us! We […]