Senior Software Engineer, Handshake
Based in Denver, CO, Lena is passionate about translating DE&I principles into technical architecture. She is a Senior Software Engineer at Handshake, an early talent recruiting platform with the mission of democratizing opportunity for all students. There she leads a team whose responsibilities include implementing filters that help employers search for underrepresented candidates. She also co-leads the LGBTQ+ ERG, and is a constant advocate for addressing queer issues, as well as inclusive, empathetic development. Outside of tech, she loves skiing, hiking, gaming in many forms, and spending time with her partner and pets.