Last year, Major League Hacking (MLH) empowered nearly 100,000 technologists worldwide. Our community is full of people who will change the world. It's their stories that inspire us to do what we do every day. We launched the MLH Top 50 to highlight a few of the most inspiring stories from the last year with the hope they’ll inspire you too. Read more →
Sumaiya Tabassum had no idea what a hackathon was but continued to hear about them from her school’s ACM chapter. While at Queens College pursuing her second degree, Sumaiya re-opened the Women-in-Tech club, helped organize Local Hack Day, and served as director and executive director for HackAttack and TechTogether NY.
These hackers are people who have stood out from the crowd and done something exceptional within the hacker community. Whether they were creating an event to bring CS education to their area, working to make the tech world more inclusive, or programming a project with a positive impact on society, they have all inspired us. Many of these hackers made a real impact during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to help support their local tech communities. Like you, they are students or recent graduates who are using their knowledge to make the world a better place.