The third USDS Administrator, Mina Hsiang. Photo Credit: Kathy Pham/USDS

With great pride, we announce that Mina Hsiang is the new Administrator of the United States Digital Service (USDS). She will be the third Administrator since USDS launched in 2014, and she will be the first woman and first Asian-American to lead our agency.


Hello! I’m Elizabeth Schweinsberg, an Engineer with the United States Digital Service (USDS). We help U.S. federal agencies modernize their digital services, like the Veterans Affairs website, Healthcare.gov, and Login.gov. I started at the USDS a year ago, in August 2020, after 15 years in digital forensics and incident response…


Deployed with teams across the federal government, they’re delivering better government services to all Americans through design and technology.

When you join USDS, you become part of a community that extends to life after your tour of duty. Since we were founded by the President in 2014, over 600 people have served, modernizing government, shifting culture, and showing what’s possible.

Technologists from across the country, representing diverse communities, skillsets…


In this series you’ll hear stories from USDSers and learn why they decided to join, why they stay, and how their work is making an impact for all Americans.

Glorimar (Glori) Ripoll Balet (she/her/ella), Product Manager @ USDS HQ. Born, raised, and living in Puerto Rico.

Before joining USDS I was the first Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Innovation and Technology Service (PRITS) and Chief Innovation and Information Officer for the Government of Puerto Rico. …


In this series you’ll hear stories from USDSers and learn why they decided to join, why they stay, and how their work is making an impact for all Americans.

Tim Best (He/Him), Engineer @ USDS HQ. Previously at Titanic Design. From Clifton Park, NY.

I had seen USDS’s recruitment post on Hacker News but never seriously considered applying until I picked up The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis. For me, the book highlighted how much important work is done…


In this series you’ll hear stories from USDSers and learn why they decided to join, why they stay, and how their work is making an impact for all Americans.

Amy Gleason (she/her), Team Lead, USDS @ Center for Disease Control. From Wesley Chapel, Florida.

After starting out in nursing, I quickly learned that I loved the ability to drive change using technology, and I initially joined a start up electronic health record (HER) company in Nashville, TN where I…


By: Quinn Hirsch & Dana Chisnell

Government forms are not known for being simple.

We are committed to improving the delivery of government services for all Americans. …


In this series you’ll hear stories from USDSers and learn why they decided to join, why they stay, and how their work is making an impact for all Americans.

Owen Seely (he/him), UX Researcher & Designer at USDS HQ. Previously at Defense Digital Service. From Fredricksburg, VA.

A love for studying and solving complex problems led me from physics to systems engineering then finally settling on human-computer interaction. Since then, I’ve been working in the federal government for the…


In March, the U.S. Digital Service hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon with the White House Domestic Policy Council and Gender Policy Council, Girls Who Code, Girls for Gender Equality, and Girls Inc. to improve Wikipedia profiles for underrepresented women in history.

To honor Women’s History Month in 2021, we asked how are women documented in history? Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia which regularly ranks among the top ten most widely-used websites in America, is often the first place one goes to find information about a person or an event. Yet, Wikipedia is…


In this series you’ll hear stories from USDSers and learn why they decided to join, why they stay, and how their work is making an impact for all Americans.

Camille Hogan (she/her), Procurement @ USDS HQ. Previously at the U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe Center. From Boston, Massachusetts.

I started my civil service career as a summer intern at the General Services Administration after my freshman year of college. I was lucky to have the opportunity to stay on…

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