LaShana Lewis is a Systems-turned-Software Engineer for MasterCard. She found her job at Mastercard through its partnership with LaunchCode, an organization that pairs people aiming to work in technology with top-level employers. Lewis is a role model for diversity in the technology community, and has met with President Barack Obama as part of the nationwide TechHire Initiative. Lewis is a lover of Science Fiction and avid latte-drinker. Connect with her on Twitter at @lmlewis517.