Sarah Wait Zaranek, Ph.D. has been doing scientific computing for the last 20 years in languages including FORTRAN, C, MATLAB, and Python. Her research has spanned the scientific areas of solid state devices, geophysics, and genomics. Her interests include parallel and distributed computing, machine learning, and teaching others about the wonders of scientific computing. Additionally, she has extensive software industry experience as both an application engineer and product manager. She is actively interested in increasing diversity in both science and software development.