Mamadou, a former winner of the Young Innovators award, is a hackathon guru currently in his first year at Stanford University. He enjoys coding websites and iOS apps especially when his work solves problems that improve people’s lives. Mamadou is also the Co-founder of The Young Hackers, an organization dedicated to connecting and empowering a diverse new generation of programmers. Mamadou really enjoys playing pickup basketball, procrastinating on Youtube, and freestyle rap-battling with his friends. He aspires to work towards alleviating poverty and social injustice everywhere. He will be studying at Stanford University in the fall.