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This week’s episode of WordPress Weekly features Rebbeca Gill, Jennifer Bourn, and Carrie Dils to casually discuss women in WordPress, women in tech, and a variety of other topics. The guests share their personal experiences of being involved in the WordPress community. We discuss how important it is to act (more…)

WordCamp Detroit 2011

Jen Mylo has published some interesting statistics on the WordPress Community blog that show WordCamps still have a long way to go when it comes to women speaking at these events. Between 2012 and 2013, there was only a slight increase in the amount of women speaking at WordCamps. Possibly (more…)

  If you’re a woman and looking for a tech oriented job, it looks like Automattic may be the perfect place to work. According to a recent article published by Women 2.0 the distributed nature as well as the entire company culture is about empowering people regardless of their gender. (more…)

In what is the first time I’ve ever seen the issue raised, WP Garage brings up the topic of whether scandalous images sell more WordPress Themes? In the examples Rebecca Markowitz provides within the post, there are a couple of images featuring women covered in different colors of paint while (more…)

Over the past few years, WordPress has made it a tradition to take part in the Google Summer Of Code. This year however, thanks to Jane Wells, there will be two interns from the Gnome Outreach Program for Women. This program is organized by the GNOME Foundation to encourage more (more…)

This past weekend, I gave my first ever solo talk on WordPress development, with just a hint of UI love. I’ve taught classes on web/digital media and talk to/perform in front of lots of people all the time, but this was my first ever “stand up in front of a (more…)