Speakers: Allie Nimmons

  • Allie Nimmons: Five Ways to Make Your Events and Projects More Diverse

    WordCamp Austin 2020Speaker: Allie Nimmons

    November 12, 2020 — The tech space – including the WordPress space – could be more diverse. But whose responsibility is that, and what are the best ways to improve diversity without tokenizing people?

    This talk identifies the kinds of thought processes, language, and systems that you can adopt to enrich your space with more diverse kinds of people.

  • Allie Nimmons: Common Misconceptions about Customer Support

    WordCamp Kent 2020Speaker: Allie Nimmons

    June 16, 2020 — As the Internet unites us and changes our expectations, our preconceived notions about customer support need to evolve. In this talk, you will learn how you may be doing support wrong, and how you can make it a powerhouse of revenue for your business.

  • Allie Nimmons, Aurooba Ahmed, Jill Binder, David Wolfpaw: Creating a Welcoming and Diverse Space – Part 2

    WordCamp US 2019Speakers: Allie Nimmons, Aurooba Ahmed, Jill Binder, David Wolfpaw

    November 14, 2019 — Do you run a WordPress event, but noticed only one type of person is attending? You’d love to have more diversity in your group, but folks are either not showing up – or they attend once and don’t come back. What can you do to foster, promote, and support diversity and an inclusive space? In this workshop, we’ll cover 5 topics: Shifting the way you think about diversity; how to attract and foster a diverse community; creating a welcoming environment, both in person and online; how to encourage more people from diverse backgrounds to step up to be speakers and leaders; and how to be a better ally. You will walk away with an action list to start making changes right away. This is not just for organizers, but anyone who wants to champion this kind of environment, now or in the future! Bring an electronic device or computer: We will be working with a workbook PDF and there will be an opportunity to anonymously submit those questions you’ve always wanted to know but been afraid to ask.

  • Allie Nimmons, Aurooba Ahmed, Jill Binder, David Wolfpaw: Creating a Welcoming and Diverse Space – Part 1

    WordCamp US 2019Speakers: Allie Nimmons, Aurooba Ahmed, Jill Binder, David Wolfpaw

    November 14, 2019 — Do you run a WordPress event, but noticed only one type of person is attending? You’d love to have more diversity in your group, but folks are either not showing up – or they attend once and don’t come back. What can you do to foster, promote, and support diversity and an inclusive space? In this workshop, we’ll cover 5 topics: Shifting the way you think about diversity; how to attract and foster a diverse community; creating a welcoming environment, both in person and online; how to encourage more people from diverse backgrounds to step up to be speakers and leaders; and how to be a better ally. You will walk away with an action list to start making changes right away. This is not just for organizers, but anyone who wants to champion this kind of environment, now or in the future! Bring an electronic device or computer: We will be working with a workbook PDF and there will be an opportunity to anonymously submit those questions you’ve always wanted to know but been afraid to ask.