Continent: North America

Pull Quote: WordPress still attracts the same types of people. Those who are brave, who are kind, who are looking to the future.

YOU Make The Difference

“A place is only as good as the people you know in it. It’s the people that make the place.” ― Pittacus Lore, I Am Number Four This quote is a large part of the space WordPress holds within me. Coming from a career in Civil Engineering and a background of Industrial Technology WordPress as …

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Pull Quote: Imagine a world where more kinds of people are speaking up. That's a world I'm excited to see.

Accidental Activist

I never meant to become an activist. I swear. It was an accident. And yet here I am, celebrating my one year anniversary of leading the Diversity Outreach Speaker Training working group in the WordPress Community team. We are causing waves in the number of women and other underrepresented groups who are stepping up to …

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Pull Quote: I owe it all to a little bit of gumption and to the amazing community of WordPressers who opened their world to me.

Begin at the Beginning

With this story, as with most things in my life, I never really know where to start. Because of that strange sense of time and action I’ve always been quite fond of the quote from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland “Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” …

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Pull Quote: Working in WordPress has allowed my curiosity to run wild.

Believe In Yourself

You ever have a moment where you blink your eyes and you wonder how you’ve gotten to where you are today? I’m having one of those moments right now as I sit here to share my story with you. It’s bizarre to think of how far I’ve come because I truly thought that I was …

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