Tessa Kriesel

Tessa Kriesel

Executive Director, Founder

Agency and Community Engineer at Pantheon, Tessa has been a web developer for over 10 years. She enjoys front-end development but also loves to build sites from start to finish.

She enjoys teaching others to code, mentoring junior developers and speaking at conferences and youth events. She is an instructor and retired Chapter Leader for Girl Develop It Minneapolis, WordCamp Minneapolis Organizer and founder of Outspoken Women. Tessa is a northern Minnesota native, but now lives in the Twin Cities. She loves dogs and enjoys helping local organizations rescue dogs in her free time.


Miriam Goldman

Miriam Goldman

Ambassador Manager

Miriam Goldman is the lead developer at Pondstone Communications, a digital marketing agency located in Ottawa. She has been working as a web developer for over twelve years, with a primary focus on front-end development. Miriam is one of the co-organizers of WordCamp Ottawa. She also regularly speaks at WordCamps across North America, and mentors whenever possible with the local Ottawa Canada Learning Code chapter.


Angelina Simms

Support Manager



Monique Dubbelman

Mentorship Program Lead


Rian Kinney