A pioneer in technology, Margaret Hamilton defined new forms of software engineering and helped launch an industry that would forever change human history — her software architecture lead to giant leaps for human kind; writing the code that helped America set foot on the moon

She broke barriers in founding her own software businesses — revolutionizing an industry and inspiring countless women to participate in STEM fields

Her love of exploration and innovation are the source code of American spirit, and her genius has inspired generations to reach for the stars

Margaret Hamilton was recogized and honored with the Presidential medal of Honor in 2016 — the highest civilian award of the United States — by President Barack Obama