Mary Job talks with David about her history with WordPress, the African WordPress community, and the challenges they face.

In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, David chats with special guest Mary Job. Mary is a remote, “nomad” worker in Africa who travels from city to city. She is an engineer with Paid Memberships Pro but also spends a large amount of time growing and stimulating the African WordPress community. Mary has helped start WP Africa, a site devoted to the community of WordPress users on the continent. She talks about challenges they face, compares the WordPress presence with Google in Africa, and looks forward to the day when there can be a WordCamp Africa.

Also: Mary shares how she got involved in WordPress, and how appreciative she is of the giving nature of the WordPress community. David will have to figure out how to get Mary’s invite to Matt.

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