The first is Erika Hairston, a 23-year-old Yale grad who works in San Francisco, who recently launched its first app, Zimela, to promote technology diversity. The other is David Niemeijer, a 50-year-old from Amsterdam who founded AssistiveWare, a company that designs disability communication aids.
Hairston developed Zimela to help under-represented groups into technology by establishing mentoring and alerting users to career placement opportunities, such as internships, according to Apple. She also recently completed Apple Entrepreneur Camp for app-driven businesses owned or run by women.
Niemeijer developed a virtual keyboard that could be controlled using a mouse option that eventually became the KeyStrokes program. In 2001
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