Amie is originally from Johnstown, Pennsylvania and currently lives in San Diego, California. Amie works freelance as a Software Engineer and full-time as a Lead Developer at a company called Booz Allen Hamilton. She has worked in a variety of industries including aerospace, defense, and biomedical. In her free time, she likes to surf, do jiu jitsu, and lift weights. Amie is a purple belt in jiu jitsu. She is excited to be a Thriving Elements Mentor because she’s been mentored by so many wonderful people over her career. She hope to repay her mentors’ kindness by helping the next generation of women in STEM.