Laurie Sterling Jensen
Laurie Sterling Jensen is an experienced web designer and developer specializing in custom WordPress sites with Constituent Relationship Management system integration. After eight years working as a help desk tech for a biological research institution and a software analyst for a law firm, she earned certificates in Web Design and Web Publishing from UCSD and started her own business. Ten years later, she was delighted to join CoLab.
Laurie is a passionate supporter of many progressive causes and volunteers her time to build free websites for events like The People’s Climate March. She is fond of open-source and eager to learn any new technology that might be leveraged to help facilitate activism and participation in democracy, or to help green and socially responsible businesses succeed.
Raised in the San Francisco bay area, Laurie headed southward to San Diego at age nineteen. These days she enjoys growing her own food in a container garden, cooking and baking from scratch, inventing new recipes, and finding ways to reduce waste and live more simply. She also loves reading, hiking, and camping, especially with her daughter Gracie.