Solutions Architect, Namara Technologies Shanta has been working in WordPress since 2010 and gave her first WordCamp talk in 2012 in Toronto. Since then, she has given over 40 WordCamp talks over North America, mostly on beginner and content strategy talks. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Information Technology Management, a Certificate in Full Stack Web Development and was a professor at Sheridan College and Mohawk College teaching web development and WordPress for 6 years.
About this speaker
Equipped with a Bachelors of Commerce and a Black Belt in Karate, there’s nothing Shanta Nathwani can’t do. She is the Solutions Architect and Founder at Namara Technologies and specializes in WordPress with a love for life and learning.
A natural teacher, Shanta spent six years teaching WordPress courses at Sheridan College as well as at WordCamps. Her topics include: data architecture, custom post types and ACF, as well as beginner topics like posts versus pages and how to create a website in 30 minutes. She served as a QA Supervisor at a software company for 2 years before venturing out as a Full Stack Web Developer in React and Node.
When she’s not working she can be found volunteering as the Alumni Advisor for the Women In Information Technology Management program at Ryerson University, taking stunning photographs, sinking karaoke, and, of course, speaking at a WordCamp.
Say hi to her on Twitter at @ShantaDotCA and visit her site at shanta.ca