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About WP Guppy Tank

WordPress is the largest open source community in the world, and we think the most friendly, too. It’s time we give our big ideas center stage. If you have ‘that idea,’  the one that keeps you up at night, WP Guppy Tank is your opportunity to pitch your idea within your own WordPress community. Whether you are a team or an individual; whether you have an idea or a working prototype; start pitching now. 

Guppy tank is a growth opportunity and a learning experience. You don’t need to have it all together before you apply, but it does help to have your pitch refined a bit. Learn how to start pitching without being afraid to share your great ideas. Check out the helpful FAQs for more about this.

Michelle Frechette

Michelle’s goal is to leave the world a little better than she found it, and she’s never met a challenge that stopped her trying. 

Michelle completed her MBA in Marketing, E-Commerce and Information Systems from the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business. She has over twenty years of experience in higher education; ten years owning a web design and marketing company, and currently serves as the Head of Customer Success for (developers of and  

Meg says, “I admire Michelle’s fortitude. She never backs down from a new idea or challenge. She faces things head on with a contageous kindness. I am  honored to be collaborating on this project”.

Meg Phillips

About Meg Phillips: Meg Phillips is a mom, marketer, and web developer. Before having children, Meg worked in apparel product development and was part of the team that launched the Soma Brand for Chico’s FAS. Meg continues to work as a product developer focused on technology and marketing for start-up ideas.

“I was very inspired by the IBM Mentors during my experience with IBM’s Call For Code. WP Guppy Tank is my way to bring that mentoring spirit to WordPress is a fun and light-hearted way. I look forward to making it even more fun when we can return to in-person WordCamps. Who knows? Our Guppies may graduate to big fish some day at WCUS. ” — Meg Phillips

WordCamp Philly 2020 Mentors

Nev Harris

Caylin White

David Wolfpaw

Topher DeRosia

Tara Claeys

Future Mentors