Joomla Community Magazine Authors
Owner, Developer, Freelance
Certified Joomla Administrator, Nov 2017
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
School of Arts and Sciences
Laura Gordon currently works full time at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Arts and Sciences as a web developer. She along with her team manage over 120 Joomla! websites.
Laura began using Joomla! in 2005 building her first website for a nursery school. As the owner of her own freelance company Laura has trained hundreds of users over the users, and has built many Joomla websites from Public Libraries to Pizza places. She runs the Joomla User Group of NJ since 2013. Visit JoomlaUsersNJ.com for more details. She was an instructor with JoomlaTraining.com from 2009 - 2011 where she gave in person classes in NYC.
In 2017 she was invited to attend the Joomla World Conference in Italy, and became officially certified as a Joomla Administrator.
She lives in East Brunswick, NJ with her husband Ira, and 2 boys, who are now 20 and 17. As a fun note, her husband owns, ThrillCoastertours.com, he takes kids to amusement parks during the summer time...
She always looks forward to giving back to the Joomla Community that has given her the opportunity to meet some amazing people and work with a great product, that keeps giving back!
- 2009 - Chaired - Joomla Day NYC
- 2011 - Chaired -Joomla Day NYC
- 2012 - Chaired - Joomla Day NYC
- 2009 - 2019 - Chaired JoomlaCamp NYC Annually
- 2011 - Presented at Joomla Day New England
- 2013 - Presented Joomla World Conference - Boston
- 2017 - VET Participant at Joomla World Conference - Italy
- 2019 - Presented Joomla Day Florida
- 2020 - Participated in Forum for the Future with Joomla - Spain
Laura is a member of the Joomla volunteer and engagement team with Joomla and the Educational & Outreach Working Group.
To learn more about the Training Initiatives Laura is working on, visit: teens4opensource.com