Cassandra Faris is passionate about the human side of technology. She is the Tech Community Manager at Rocket Mortgage. Her career has focused on supporting tech professionals through training, community outreach, open source initiatives, marketing, hiring, mentoring, and employee engagement. She is an international speaker who specializes in teaching people how to communicate, be more effective team members, and advance their careers. She is President of the Stir Scholarship for women pursuing technology degrees and President Emeritus of the DogFoodCon tech conference. She has an MBA in Organizational Leadership. When she's not busy with the tech community, she is an avid tabletop gamer, corgi lover, and soccer fan who travels as much as possible.