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
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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 […]
September 21, 2018
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TGIF: Equality in equity?

TGIF! This week we’re continuing our ongoing conversation about the state of equality in tech. But today we’re not talking about the hiring stats, or the […]
September 20, 2018
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A dozen delightful web apps built by awesome female engineers

In Hackbright Academy’s rigorous 12-week Part-Time Software Engineering Program, students learn the skills to become software engineers and build creative web apps to demonstrate their skills as developers. […]
September 17, 2018
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12 things to do before your first hackathon

How do hackathons work? Simple, you come together with a diverse group of people, enjoy some good food, build relationships, and go absolutely hack wild with […]
September 14, 2018
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TGIF: Designing a successful engineering team

TGIF! We often gravitate towards pieces that discuss the successes (and struggles) of women in tech. But it’s also important to look at the bigger picture […]
September 11, 2018
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A day in the life of an engineering student: Laural Horton

One of our newest alumna (seriously, she graduated last week!), Laural Horton was part of Hackbright’s inaugural East Bay cohort. Prior to learning to code, she […]
September 7, 2018
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TGIF: The Future is Female

TGIF! They say “the future is female,” and while the tech industry (among others) has been slow to grow with this saying, our reading this week […]
September 6, 2018
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Eight exciting web apps built by exceptional female engineers

In Hackbright Academy’s rigorous 12-week Part-Time Software Engineering Program, students learn the skills to become engineers and build impressive web apps to demonstrate their skills as developers. Learn […]
August 31, 2018
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TGIF: Top programming languages across industries

TGIF! This week we brushed up on some industry updates about programming languages. Is Python still the most in-demand language for developers? What’s the best language […]
August 24, 2018
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TGIF: Stories from bootcamp grads

TGIF! The proverb goes: Experience speaks louder than words. And what better way to get to know about the bootcamp experience? This week we heard from […]