April 24, 2018
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Announcing the Code Reddit Scholarship!

We’re thrilled to announce our new Code Reddit Scholarship Fund! Already a major partner in helping us #changetheratio for women in tech, Reddit’s generous gift of $150,000 […]
April 20, 2018
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Female Role Models, Bootcamp News, And The Gender Gap TGIF

TGIF! This week saw inspiration from female role models, bootcamp news, and the presence of the gender gap in work and school. Check back at the […]
April 17, 2018
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Reflecting on Bootcamp: Meet Hackbright Alumna Parul Baweja

Parul Baweja is a policy analyst turned software engineer: she started learning to code to streamline and automate processes in her policy work. She completed Hackbright’s […]
April 13, 2018
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Equal Pay Day TGIF

TGIF! This week was Equal Pay Day – women had to work 99 days into 2018 to make the same amount that men made in 2017. […]
April 10, 2018
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#BeLikeEdie: 2018 Edie Windsor Coding Scholarships are now open!

Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, Katherine Johnson. You may recognize these pioneering women who paved the way for other women in computer science. Do you also know […]
April 6, 2018
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Former Hackbrighter TGIF

TGIF! This week we heard from a former Hackbrighter (!), got a glimpse into the media’s portrayal of tech, and found some leaders in blockchain who […]
April 3, 2018

A day in the life: meet Part-Time Program student, Kathryn Chew

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is an art. Maintaining a healthy work-life-study balance is next level. Kathryn Chew is currently enrolled in Hackbright’s inaugural Part-Time Software Engineering […]
March 30, 2018
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Ride-sharing, Female Tech Leaders, And Alternate Development Techniques TGIF

TGIF! This week ride-sharing, female tech leaders, and alternate development techniques led our reading. Check back at the end of each week for our Friday finds. […]
March 28, 2018
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Collaborative Coding: Preparing for the Technical Interview

Technical interviews are likely going to be a necessary step in your path to becoming a software engineer. Whether you’re applying to coding school, or preparing […]
March 23, 2018
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Women’s Impact In The Tech And Stem TGIF

TGIF! This week, women’s impact in the tech and STEM industry was front and center in the news – the good, the bad, and the great. […]
March 22, 2018
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Amazing Web Apps Built By Female Engineers

In Hackbright Academy’s immersive and rigorous 12-week full-time Software Engineering Program, students build impressive web apps in just four weeks! Get ready to be inspired by these amazing women […]
March 16, 2018
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Stephen Hawking TGIF

TGIF! This week we bid farewell to one of the greatest minds of our time, heard from some leading women in tech, and took a look […]
March 13, 2018
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Lateral Move, Power Move: Getting Into a Challenging Technical Management Career

It was once said of Apple computer that “There is no adult supervision.” It was a hard geek culture that discounted interpersonal skills, management skills, even […]
March 9, 2018
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Celebrating International Women’s Day TGIF

TGIF! This week we’re celebrating International Women’s Day (Thursday, March 8) and Women’s History Month (with a couple extra tech tidbits). Here’s to all the accomplishments […]
March 8, 2018
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Women Supporting Women: The Benefits of an All-Women Learning Environment

Girl power. Womankind. The future is female. Girls in STEM. Women in tech. There are countless slogans and tag lines to inspire women to take action. […]
March 2, 2018
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Changing Careers, Learning To Develop Collaboration Skills, And Some Good News TGIF

TGIF! This week we followed the adage: variety is the spice of life. Whether you’re interested in changing careers, learning to develop collaboration skills, or just […]