Jennifer’s Achievements

  • Masters in Math with Computer Science Major – University of Waterloo
  • BSc Honours in Computer Science – University of Victoria
  • A gifted Computer Engineer, Jennifer worked at IBM in Toronto for ten years and at Microsoft in Seattle from 1997 to 2013.
  • Her husband, James Hamilton, is the Distinguished Engineer for Amazon.
  • Today, Jennifer and James live on board their 52-foot yacht, the Dirona, and so have redefined what “working from home” can mean!

“Attending an all girls’ school provided access to this rich technical environment without other distractions or competitions. For example, I was encouraged to participate in programs such as the Junior Math Competition, which reinforced my enjoyment of problem-solving and a healthy sense of competitiveness.”

Jennifer Hamilton, SMS JK – Gr. 10