Major League Hacking (MLH) is built to empower hackers, helping early career technologists get the skills they need to be successful in their future, all while having fun, learning, and growing. Today MLH works with 1 in 3 CS majors in the United States and 150,000+ hackers worldwide. We are only able to do this because of the strength of our community and the people in it. Each year we gather stories of some of the hackers in it who inspire us. Read more →
Governess fell in love with coding in university, but was rejected from the Computer Science Department. Finding community at MinneHack, she preserved, forging her own path. Today, she helps lead Black Wings, supporting black women studying technology and engineering in college.
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 tech 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. Like you, they are students or recent graduates who are using their knowledge to make the world a better place.