Rashan Smith is a Consultant at Red Hat, focusing on Cloud Native Application Development, and incorporating best practices such as Agile Methodologies. Rashan has participated in many hackathons as an attendee and mentor, as a way to pursue her interest in innovative technologies and her passion for teaching. She is also a Summer Computer Science instructor at BETA Camp (Bahamas Engineering Technology and Advancement), as well as a Founding Catalyst at the Bahamas Blockchain Business School. Rashan received Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science & International Affairs from Skidmore College, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Computer Science. She was born and raised in The Bahamas, and currently lives in Toronto.