Grace is a developer advocate at IBM working with Open Liberty and Reactive Technologies. She has been with IBM since graduating from University with a Biology degree. Grace enjoys bringing a varied perspective to her projects and using her knowledge of biological systems to simplify complex software patterns/architectures. As a dev advocate, Grace builds POC’s, demos and sample apps, and writes guides and tutorials. She is a regular presenter at international dev conferences and recently authored a book on reactive systems. Grace is also passionate about encouraging more women into STEM.