April 6, 2018

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

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 […]
February 26, 2018
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Growing with Google: Meet Hackbright Alumna Cristina Rodríguez

Life after bootcamp looks different for every Hackbright woman. For journalist turned full-stack software engineer, Cristina Rodríguez, the path after graduating from the Full-Time Software Engineering Program […]
February 23, 2018
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Equal Footing For Women In The Tech Industry TGIF

TGIF! This week is all about progress: how women are gaining equal footing in the tech industry. How companies can help employees gain new skills. How […]
February 21, 2018

Meet the Mentors: How Streak Is Working to #ChangeTheRatio

Earlier this year, we met our Top Mentors of 2017. In that group, we also met some super mentors and companies that go above and beyond […]
February 19, 2018
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Q & A: Going From Prep to the Full-Time Software Engineering Program

Not everyone gets into coding bootcamp on their first try. Even though Valerie Moy worked in tech operations for five years and taught herself some code, […]
February 16, 2018
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Feel-good Vibe TGIF

TGIF! This week we’re feeling the love and good vibes. And not just because of Galentine’s, Valentine’s, and the Lunar New Year! Our reading this week […]