Come out for our first night of encouragement, networking and candid conversation with WoWNYC. Bring your business cards or your contact information.
Our focus is on empowering our women-identified Meetup members working with plugins, themes, in eCommerce, branding, marketing, journalism, business, entrepreneurship and more.
Our goal is to support women developers, designers, and bloggers who are invested in their desires of using the WordPress platform for professional and personal goals.
Those who further the WordPress community and seek to create an empowering network for WoWPNYC are welcome! Membership in our Meetup group is open to all who wish to join, regardless of ability, skill, financial status or any other criteria.
Helen Hou-Sand, Director of Open Source Initiatives at 10up and WordPress Lead Developer
Helen Hou-Sand is the Director of Open Source Initiatives at the full-service web agency 10up, where she is sponsored to work on the WordPress open source project as one of its lead developers. She is also an accomplished collaborative pianist and lives in Jersey City with her family.
Kym Romanets, Project Director ozEworks
Mariela Anderson, Application and Web Development Professional
Mariela Z Anderson started working in application and web development 25 years ago. Her formal career began in COBOL and JCL for IBM mainframe applications for New England Life Insurance Company. She pivoted to Web development and worked with Cold Fusion in the early days of the Web. After taking some time to raise three children she has returned to her love of coding and meeting the challenge of bringing new websites to life for family, friends and philanthropic causes. Mariela revels in complex projects with multiple backend system integrations or simple WordPress brochure sites for small business and solopreneurs.
A native of Venezuela, she is fluent in both Spanish and English and has been a professional interpreter for many years comes in handy for bilingual website projects.
Ross Cohen, Founder and President of WebGuyz
Ross Cohen is the Founder and President of WebGuyz. He has previously developed websites and now finds solutions for startup companies. He has expanded to the education system, teaching Unity 3D and enabling high school students to work with cutting edge technology. He has partnered with Microsoft to bring the Hololens to students. He has received a grant to develop the Core Curriculum in Information Technology for High Schools to Virutal and Augmented Reality. He is on the cutting edge of solving issues of hardware and software for Virtual Reality in Education He is building an infrastructure, that will solve issues for teachers and provide a more efficient alternative for students to learn. His platforms and software are effective in making learning an engaging hobby.
Sign In: 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Panel Discussion: 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Question & Answer: 7:30pm - 7:45pm
Mar 8 - Women of WordPress #NYC (WoWPNYC) Networking Event Calling all women of WordPress! Come out for a night of encouragement, networking and candid conversation with WoWNYC. Details on our next WPNYC event is coming soon. https://t.co/zd7kZHCcB7 #Tech #Events— newyorktech (@NewYorkTech) March 8, 2018