Amanda is a senior software developer with experience creating computational tools in academia and industry and has a career path that has ranged from astronomy to biology with a scenic detour through user interface design. She loves the challenge of learning about messy human activities and writing clean code to automate them. Her work is visible in the software supporting The Microsetta Initiative’s lab work and the Initiative’s public web application. She believes this project is an important reminder that science should include everyone, not just a select few.