June 12, 2017 — Catalina Alvarez in an Occupational Psychologist and resides in Spain. She is involved in the WordPress Community through her husband’s work. She has volunteered at several WordCamps in Spain and will be doing the same at WordCamp Europe 2017.
Catalina is pursuing her Master’s Degree by performing a survey about the Motivation and Burnout in the WordPress Community. She did an internship at HumanMade and found out that there is very little data available concerning a distributed workforce.
June 5, 2017 — When I first contacted Marco Andre about doing an interview, he stated that he would like to have some of the other organizers sit in and take part in the interview.
I did not realize how lucky I would get to interview the group while they were preparing for their Meetup.
Marco Andrei, Rodrigo, Gustavo and Eduardo were part of the ograinzing team for WordCamp Porto Alegre, which was held on May 6thof this year. WordCamp Porto Alegre has been held twice in the past few years and this group hopes to make this an annual event.
We talk about their involvement in the WordPress Community, as well as being involved in other tech related groups in their area.
In preparation for their evening Meetup, Marco Andrei, Rodrigo, Gustavo and Eduardo had prepared a cake and cupcakes to celebrate the 14th anniversary of WordPress.
May 30, 2017 — Rocio Valdivia is a Community Wrangler at Automattic. Mathieu Viet builds plugins, has a WordPress French podcast and is a founding member of @wpparis. They are the lead organizers for the WordCamp Europe Contributor day.
Contributor Day will take place on Thursday June 15th at Business Centre of “Les Docks de Paris”. Registration starts at 08:30 am, and opening remarks at 09:15.
To find out what to expect at Contributor Day go to: https://2017.europe.wordcamp.org/2017/05/17/everything-you-need-to-know-about-wceu-contributor-day/
You can find out about the talk and schedule at: https://2017.europe.wordcamp.org/schedule/contributor-day-schedule/
May 22, 2017 — Racheal Dines is a Chartered Marketer (marketing professional) for Shake It Up Creative near London England.
Rachael attended and spoke at WordCamp London 2017. She brought her 10 month old son to the event and was able to take advantage of the Crèche that was being offered for the second year at WordCamp London.
May 15, 2017 —
Dave is the Director of Digital Media for Alpha Media Topeka which is a group of radio stations. His primary duties include development of a common WordPress platform for websites in multiple radio markets. He also does plugin development on the side for numerous clients.
May 8, 2017 — Wow! Just wow!
When I first started to consider asking Cate DeRosia if she would be interested in being interviewed, I thought she might have something interesting to say to the WordPress world. This interview far exceeded any expectations I had.
This interview was done at WordCamp Jackson, where we were able to find a quite place in between sessions.
Cate talks about being the spouse of a remote WordPress developer. She discusses attending WordCamps and getting to know people in the Community she had only heard about and building her own relationships.
We discuss raising children in the digital age, the steps taken to protect them and letting children find their own way. Cate talks about taking their children to WordCamps and how they forged their own relationships in the WordPress Community.
May 2, 2017 — Dustin Hartzler is a Happiness Engineer at Automattic and lives in the western Ohio area with his wife and two small children.
Dustin has been a Happiness Engineer since 2013. He is currently with the Woo Commerce Team where he enjoys helping people debug and troubleshoot their Woo Commerce issues. He finds it challenging because of all of the different variables that come into play, hosting, themes, plugins, etc.
April 24, 2017 — Titus Brinley is an 8 year old who uses WordPress. He attend the Kid Camp at WordCamp Miami and took part in a panel discussion.
April 16, 2017 — Ngaire Ackerley returned to her native New Zealand after spending several years working and traveling abroad. She has presented at several WordCamps and was a co-organizer of the WordPress London Meetup Group.
Ngaire presented “Designing For Website Users” at WordCamp Auckland 2017 which was held in March.