Meetup: Woodstock WordPress

Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (except holidays)

Building Belonging in the WordPress Community with Kathy Drewien


Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider.
Superman was rocketed to Earth moments before Krypton’s destruction.
Bruce Wayne was shocked to see a mugger murder his parents.
Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little decided to build a new platform on top of b2/cafelog.

These stories have two things in common–something happened and a choice was made. A choice that created strong communities and changed lives. Today we’ll explore WordPress origin stories, how the community of WordPress can foster a sense of belonging, and the special power you possess.

A leader in the Atlanta WordPress community, Kathy Drewien has been making websites and supporting WordPress people for as long as we’ve known her. She’s been a long-standing organizer of WordCamp Atlanta and WordCamp US 2017/2018, a WordPress trainer, the organizer of Marietta WordPress Meetup, and so, so much more.


April Wier is the co-organizer of the Woodstock WordPress Meetup. She runs Sugar Five Design, a digital marketing company specializing in web design and SEO for growing businesses that want to grow faster. She is also the Lead Instructor of Local Service Academy, a community outreach program of Sugar Five Design that teaches members of the local community business development through lead generation.



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