Was the first woman to recognize that the machine had applications beyond pure calculations, and the first to acknowledge the potential of a "computing machine". Also she published the first algorithm to be carried out by such machine.
As one of the first programmers of Harvard Mark I computer, Grace popularized the idea of machine-independent programming languages, which led to the development of COBOL, an early high-level programming language.
She was one of the Software Engineers to develop on-board flight software for the Apollo space program. In 1986 she founded Hamilton Technologies, company developed around Universal Systems Language.
We want to continue the tradition and innovate the web development industry. We want to encourage more women to think out of the box and adopt leadership roles in tech industry.
Our core team is formed by 3 female developers with the common goal of increasing the visibility and resources for women in technology. Our inspiration comes from women that innovated the technology field such as, Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, Margaret Hamilton and many others. One of the things that makes us unique, is that when you work with us you will likely interact with every member of our team at one point.
Every Thursday our team gathers at Venture Café. Venture Café is CIC’s non-profit organization in Rotterdam that facilitates a growing community of innovators and entrepreneurs. Every week this event welcomes an average of 270 innovators to network. Feel free to join us.