August 23, 2016 — “Jenny volunteered to help the WordCamp Antwerp edition out. And she even stepped up to the plate when one of our speakers had to cancel due to unforeseen circumstances.
She’ll be presenting a talk on how to contribute back to a community that has given her (and us all) so much. So please, if you want to learn, get involved and step up to the plate yourself, this talk will certainly motivate you and tell you how to do it.”
August 20, 2016 — Zé Fontainhas is a long time WordPress contributor, WordCamp and meet up organiser and community leader. He’s been an active member of the global WordPress community for the last 10 years, helping contributors from all over the world translate the software in more than 140 languages. Zé is a true Polyglot and European and has spent the last few years working towards creating ties between the European communities.
August 8, 2016 — Petya is a Senior Project Manager at Human Made.
She was one of the organizers of WordCamp Europe and is an active Polyglots & Community team member.
Petya travel for music, likes carrot cake (just a little bit) and loves to make things happen.
August 6, 2016 — WordPress would be nothing if it weren’t for the thousands of people contributing to the project, but what if you’re not a developer or designer and still want to be involved?
Adam was faced with these very questions and quickly learned that it’s much easier to contribute than he previously thought. In this session, Adam shares the top five ways in which non-developers can contribute to WordPress—from participating in the WordPress community through support forums, to reviewing documentation and even understanding patches in Core. Adam also shares bonus ways to contribute for those wanting to completely immerse themselves in the WordPress community. Session attendees will learn new ways to get involved and gain a greater understanding of how their participation makes a difference to millions of users worldwide.
August 2, 2016 — Do you love WordPress? Want to pitch in and help out? Not sure how? It doesn’t matter if you’re a designer, a developer, a translator, or just someone that uses WordPress on your own, everybody is welcome to contribute to WP.
August 1, 2016 — Matt is the Head of Support and Community Outreach at WordImpress, who built the Give Donation Plugin. He also is plugin and theme developer.
Matt is married with four children and also dabbles in U.S. history, politics, religion and music.
July 5, 2016 — Having graduated in Social Design, my ability to merge this field with communication in the world of web puts me in a stimulating position today, but it’s a position not many women know they can reach; especially women of colour – since the tech world is portrayed as a male-dominated industry. I hope to contribute to the growing conversation about how we can make tech more welcoming and accessible for women whose contribution in such fields is often overlooked.