The WPNYC Meetup events Winstina organizes are sponsored by A2 Hosting. 

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WPNYC Meetup Event Series’ Organized

  • *Sponsored Events
  • Night
  • WoWPNYC Events (co-hosted)

WordCamp NYC Organizer Roles

  • Lead Organizer (2018) 
  • Sponsor Wrangler (2017)
  • Speaker Wrangler (2016)

WordCamp Speaker

  • WordCamp US (2015, 2016, 2017, 2019)
  • WordCamp Austin (2017)
  • WordCamp NYC (2015)



Part of a team that organizes Meetup events, Winstina discusses all things WordPress for an incredible group of WordPress enthusiasts.

WPNYC Meetup is 8K members strong.

Join the group for monthly WPNYC Meetups to meet some new people, learn some new things, and make plans to take over the world…

Web: WPNYC.ORG ( / Twitter: @wpnyc 

Winstina Co-hosts the Women of WordPress NYC (WoWPNYC) Meetup Event series with Lisa Leid and Meryl Randman.

WoWPNYC – Level Up Your WordPress Security: Quarantine the Admin (July 1, 2020) Speaker: Casey James Perno l Blog Post

WPNYC Meetup blacks out the month of June 2020 in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

WoWPNYC – The Magic of Empathy: Communicating in Crisis (May 13th, 2020) Speaker: Madeline Schwarz

WoWPNYC: Opening Doors with WordPress, (October 30th, 2019)  Speaker: Jenny Wong    

WoWPNYC: Intimidated by the NEW WordPress? A Beginners Workshop for You! (May 29th, 2019)  Speaker: Meryl  Randman

WoWPNYC: Marketing via WordPress (April 24th, 2019)  Speaker: Lauren Hazel

WoWPNYC: How to Get Over Imposter Syndrome? (May 10th, 2018), Speaker: Lauren Pittenger

WoWPNYC: Developer Series Panel (April 12th, 2018)

Moderated by: Jocelyn Miller, Founder and CEO of JM Coaching & Training LLC
Panelists:  Helen Hou-Sandí,  Kym Romanets, Mariela Anderson, and Ross Cohen

WoWPNYC: Study Session (March 8th, 2018)

WoWPNYC: Networking Session (February 8th, 2018)


…and has organized Joint Meetup Events. 

*Meet4SPEED: Speeding up WordPress Sites w/ Web Performance Group (March 29th, 2018)

Event Host: Rick Viscomi
  Event Sponsor: Google 

She’s also organized focused Meetup Events…

* Night: How AMP, SiteKit, Lighthouse and WP Rig Make WordPress Even More Awesome (March 22nd, 2019), Speaker: Salvatore Denaro

Event Host: Maki Yamamoto
  Event Sponsor: Meetup HQ Night: Inside a Woo Commerce Website, Speaker (January 26th, 2018), Winstina Hughes Night: Beyond the Comments (September 28th, 2017), Speaker: Winstina Hughes Night: Happiness Bar and How to Become a Paid Guest Blogger (August 24th, 2017), Speaker: Matthew Allabastro Night: Promoting A Business Is Easy Using Content Marketing (May 6th, 2017), Speaker: Christie Chirinos Night: Happiness Bar and Using Key Customizer Features (March 29th, 2017), Speaker: Terry Proctor Night: How to Know Your Audience and Find Your Voice (March 21st, 2017), Speaker: Winstina Hughes Maximizing Your Jetpack Analytics (January 31st, 2017) Happiness Bar (November 28th, 2016)

* vs Event: The Power of (October 7th, 2016), Speaker: Julia Amosova 

Event Host: Christie Chirinos
  Event Sponsor: Caldera Labs Night: How to Create Your 1st Website (June 21st, 2016) , Speaker: Scott Becker Night: Building a Blog Around a Single Topic (May 26th, 2016) , Speaker: Winstina Hughes Night: How to Create Your 1st Website , Speaker (April 27th, 2016), Speaker: Scott Becker Night: Building a Blog Around a Single Topic (March, 23rd 2016), Speaker: Winstina Hughes

and hosted Meetup parties.  

WordPress’ 15th Anniversary Celebration (May 27th, 2018)   

Avocado Toast and Gutenberg on for the Curious (June 30th, 2018)

On hold due to Covid-19 / Avocado Toast and Themes on WordPress for the Curious (April 18th, 2020).  


Interested in speaking at her Meetup event? Send her an email.