It’s here, the release of WordPress 5.6! What a wonderful journey it has been. As one of the release mentors of WordPress 5.6, I thoroughly enjoyed helping the team in any way I could. In this blog post, I’ll tell you more about the process, the people involved, and what we focused on. Essentially, the […]Read: "The road to WordPress 5.6: a look behind the scenes"
I was born into tech. My parents started programming in the late sixties and I grew up around computers, programming and all of that. But I never wanted to pursue a career in programming, because in my mind it was only back-end development, large mainframes, and all of that.
And then the internet happened and with it I discovered the joy of making websites. I took an HTML class in 1999 and I have been tinkering with the web ever since. I almost graduated in Multimedia and Technology, but left three exams before doing so when I realised that my web development teachers didn’t know about CSS and new (at the time) web standards.
I call myself a woman in tech, because I have always been the person that pushes for digital transformation in any organisation I have been part of. But I am not a technologist and probably that is my biggest asset in a tech leadership position.
I am passionate about teaching and I will talk and talk and talk about WordPress, women in tech, small businesses, and volunteering for a cause to anyone who will listen.
I live between Italy and the UK, with my son, my boyfriend and my cat. I love knitting, expensive skincare, comfort food from Japan, Vietnam and Korea, skiing in winter and reading under the sun umbrella in the summer