Laurie Sterling Durant
Laurie Sterling Durant is an experienced full-stack WordPress Developer specializing in custom WordPress websites with Constituent Relationship Management system integration. After eight years working as a help desk tech for a well-known biological research institution and a software analyst for a major law firm, she studied Web Development at UCSD and started her own business to focus on supporting non-profit organizations making the world a better and more sustainable place. Ten years later, she was delighted to find a community of like-minded people to work with at CoLab.
Laurie is a passionate supporter of progressive causes and volunteers her time to build free websites for events like the People’s Climate March. She is an open-source enthusiast, eager to learn about any technology that might be leveraged to help facilitate activism and participation in democracy or used to help social impact clients succeed.
Raised in the San Francisco Bay area, Laurie moved southward to San Diego at age nineteen. She lives near the beach with her husband and child and enjoys growing food, cooking, reading, music, and hiking.