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Lusen Mendel

  • Former Sr. Engineering Manager, GetCalFresh, Code for America

Lusen Mendel / they is a Senior Engineering Manager on the GetCalFresh team. Lusen was previously the Director of Developer Relations and Interviewing at Karat, where they taught technical interviewing best practices to both candidates and interviewers. Before Karat, Lusen worked as an engineering manager at IndieGoGo, Rackspace, and CloudKick. For fun, Lusen wrote a short zine series in which Steven Universe characters learn about relationship-based management and participatory decision-making, archived here: