Engineering Lead, Code for America
Ash is a Senior Engineer on the GetCalFresh team. They are passionate about building empathy into government services and creating cooperative, consensus-driven spaces in and outside of tech. Prior to joining Code for America, they worked as a software engineer at Opower using behavioral science to encourage energy conservation. Before that, they wrote code and preached agile development practices for a range of clients while using technology as an advocate for social and economic justice at ThoughtWorks. When not furiously typing, you can find them reading with their cats, cooking, and biking around Oakland.