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April 2nd, 2021

In conjunction with Facebook Open Source, I wrote up an overview of the increase in diversity after working with them on the MLH Fellowship to create grants.

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January 21, 2021

Major League Hacking and the Adobe Fund for Design have partnered up for the MLH Fellowship's next batch, bringing on more design-focused coders. 

Written for Adobe Fund for Design

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October 5, 2020

Major League Hacking joined forces with Red Bull Canada to discuss their Red Bull Basement Program and innovation.

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June 2, 2020

How to Make a Viral Instagram Filter

MLHer Christopher Gu shares how he learned to make Instagram filters and the crazy story behind his filters going viral.

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February 10, 2020

Why is it important to create your own professional website? Read this blog post to see the 5 things that I learned while creating my own website.

Paid piece for Domain.com

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March 5, 2021

How to Make the Most of a Digital Hackathon

Each year, hundreds of hackers attend their first event and often experience imposter syndrome and feel overwhelmed. Check out this article to learn what seasoned hackers recommend to new attendees!

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December 16, 2020

Lots of changes occurred to make sure that Local Hack Day: Build was our best digital LHD event yet. Learn what you can expect at this week-long celebration of all things hacking.

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July 6, 2020

MLH Fellowship Kicks Off

Major League Hacking launched a fellowship to help hackers who lost their jobs and internships due to COVID-19. Here is an inside look into the first month of the program.

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April 30, 2020

This recap blog post not only covered the third event in our Local Hack Day event series but it talks about how the move to a digital event happened in the wake of COVID-19.

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December 18, 2019

93% of Local Hack Day: Build Attendees Were First-Timers

Read the recap on Local Hack Day: Build 2019. This recap post covers everything from exciting statistics, winning projects, sponsor recaps, photos, and more.

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February 5, 2021

Records Shattered at Local Hack Day: Build

Local Hack Day: Build had over 30,000+ check-ins at their event. Learn all about how this event shattered records across the hacker community!

November 18, 2020

This recap blog post covers how Local Hack Day: Learn pivoted from the in-person event that it used to be to a digital event.

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June 2, 2020

This piece takes advice from avid hackers to those at the beginning of their hacker journey.

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February 25, 2020

In an effort to increase and encourage organizers to host their own Local Hack Day events, I wrote a listicle of 5 easy ways to organize an event.

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November 18, 2019

Pitch Perfected won Dell's Project Innovate Pitch Competition at SxSW in March 2019. Here is their story and how they created their product.

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