Allie Ashmead (she/her) is a humanist who grew up in rural Virginia. She has been in the IT industry for nearly 30 years and has spent her career doing business analysis, supporting SaaS systems, and building cloud solutions to manage data. She actively supports many humanist organizations, has done volunteer work in her local community, and was co-host on the podcast and YouTube show “Freethought in Florida”. Relocated to Aurora, Colorado in recent years with her two cats, Rax and Mr. Digsby, she’s also a fluid abstract artist. She is a die-hard Star Trek fan, and sci-fi fan in general.