In the 1960’s Margaret Hamilton and her team saved the Apollo moon landing. Hamilton is now 78 and runs Hamilton Technologies, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company she founded in 1986. She’s lived to see “software engineering” — a term she coined — grow from a relative backwater in computing into a prestigious profession. Read more about her success on Vox.
Alice Min Soo Chun, while teaching at Columbia University and at Parsons, invents the Inflatable Solar Lantern to help survivors in Haiti. Her new company, SoLight Design, wants to mass produce them.
During a decade spent as a professional musician, Helen discovered web development and then WordPress, and made a primary career switch. Wordcamp 2014.
Irene Au, Director of User Experience at Google, and her colleagues President, Google; Anthony Jack, Case Western, discuss cultivating empathic design in an analytical world at the Wisdom 2.0 Conference in 2013.
These two geneticists figured out the inner workings of bacterial self-protection and devised a technique called CRISPR-Cas9, which gives scientists the power to remove or add genetic material to remove disease.
When the Ebola epidemic began in West Africa, computational geneticist Pardis Sabeti, led a team that sequenced virus samples from infected patients, marking the first in-depth use of real-time DNA sequencing.
CODE documentary exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap. CODE raises the question: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code? © 2015 Robin Hauser Reynolds
Lean In author and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg shares her thoughts on leadership at the Take The Lead Challenge at Arizona State University. March 2014.
Shirey founded a $3 billion all-woman software company in the UK in the 1960’s, and made millionaires of 70 of her team members. Her company, Freelance Programers, is a software firm with innovative work practices. Filmed March 2015 at TED2015.