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 →
Brandon Barker has worked to expand the hacker community since high school when he organized STEMHacks, Pennsylvania’s first-ever high school-only hackathon. An avid builder, Brandon has attended 12 of hackathons that he credits to helping him find his career path. His favorite project is Elderlyf, a self-guiding walker he built for his grandfather who lost his eyesight from a spinal injury.
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. Like you, they are students or recent graduates who are using their knowledge to make the world a better place.