November 14, 2019 — How to start and effectively run an event for youths. This interactive workshop will cover outreach, child care, possible formats dedicated to youths (both younger and older age groups), and legal considerations (wavers, insurance). We will work through a fast-paced taste of what a youth event can entail.
October 5, 2017 — With WordCamp US rapidly approaching, I wanted to chat with someone who was involved in the planning. Michele Butcher-Jones is a member of the Speaker Selection Team and has some interesting facts about speaker submissions and WCUS in general.
September 26, 2017 — Learning about WordPress Security can leave you feeling overwhelmed but you don’t have to. We will talk best practices and simple steps to keep your site safe and secure. From secure passwords, to security plugins, to what to do when you have been hacked, we will discuss it all.
March 28, 2017 — We spend a lot of time in front of a computer without any social interaction. Sometimes that is great. Sometimes that causes demons to get in your closet. We will talk about the stuff no one likes to talk about. How to handle depression, social anxiety, and keep yourself healthy mentally and physically.