Allie Ashmead (she/her) is a humanist who grew up in rural Virginia. She has been in the IT industry for over 25 years and has spent her career doing business analysis, supporting SaaS systems, and building cloud solutions to manage data. She became interested in volunteering in 2016. She actively supports many humanist organizations, has done volunteer work for Clay County Democrats in Florida, and was co-host on the podcast and YouTube show FreeThought in Florida. Recently relocated to Aurora, Colorado, she continues to try to make a positive impact by volunteering her time to FoodBank of the Rockies and other important causes and charities.