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 […]
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

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 […]