Speakers: Angela Bergmann

  • Adam Silver and Kyle Maurer: WPBattles - Entrepreneurship vs. Employment

    Adam Silver and Kyle Maurer: WPBattles – Entrepreneurship vs. Employment

    WordCamp Northeast Ohio 2016Speakers: Adam Silver, Kyle Maurer, Angela Bergmann

    April 3, 2017 — The WordPress economy is huge and still growing. Have you found your place in it? As in any industry, one fundamental question to answer is whether you are cut out for working for yourself or for someone else. There are abundant opportunities to start and grow new businesses based on WordPress but there are also countless amazing companies that are well established and looking to hire. How can you decide what role you are meant to play? In this session we will take a detailed look at both sides, share the pros and cons for each and really break down the fundamental differences between starting a WordPress company and working for one. If you ever find yourself questioning whether you’re really doing what’s best for you, this session will help you really understand which path to choose.

  • Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    WordCamp Columbus 2015Speakers: Drew Jaynes, Steve Grunwell, Angela Bergmann, Rich Robinkoff

    August 17, 2015 — If you’ve ever felt as if you’re “not good enough” to be part of a team, or you feel your success is owed more to luck than hard work and talent, you’ve likely dealt first-hand with Impostor Syndrome. It’s a common affliction, especially in the world of software, but if left untreated it can interfere with career advancement, wreck your personal life, or lead to total burn-out.

    This panel is meant to be an open and honest conversation about Impostor Syndrome, how it affects all of us, and what we can do to combat it. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of Impostor Syndrome and tips that they can use to fight it. Audience participation is encouraged; after all, we’re all in this together.

    Participating in this panel are:

    Angela Bergmann – Developer and Speaker
    Drew Jaynes – Web Engineer at 10up, WordPress 4.2 Release Lead
    Rich Robinkoff – Web Development Faculty
    Steve Grunwell – Senior Web Engineer at 10up

  • Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    WordCamp Dayton 2015Speakers: Jeff Chandler, Angela Bergmann, Rich Robinkoff, Steve Grunwell

    July 18, 2015 — If you’ve ever felt as if you’re “not good enough” to be part of a team, or you feel your success is owed more to luck than hard work and talent, you’ve likely dealt first-hand with Impostor Syndrome. It’s a common affliction, especially in the world of software, but if left untreated it can interfere with career advancement, wreck your personal life, or lead to total burn-out. This panel is meant to be an open and honest conversation about Impostor Syndrome, how it affects all of us, and what we can do to combat it. Get a better understanding of Impostor Syndrome and tips that they can use to fight it.

  • Angela Bergmann: Plugins 101 – 7 Awesome Plugins Everyone Should Be Using