International Women's Day

The Women in Geospatial+ network, in partnership with Association for Geographic Information & Geovation, invite you to celebrate the amazing women of our diverse and global geospatial community on International Women's Day 2021. There will be the opportunity to hear the career journeys of some of our great women leaders and innovators in the geospatial profession, as well as the chance to pose questions and discuss some of the challenges we as a community face in achieving true diversity across our Geospatial profession.

Join us on 8th March from 15:30 to 17:00 GMT!

Keynote:

dr. Dawn Wright

Our keynote speaker is Dr. Dawn Wright, Chief Scientist of Esri. We are excited to hear from such a distinguished leader in oceanography and geography!

Panel 1: Women's Leadership in the Geospatial Field

Our first panel on "Women's Leadership in the Geospatial Field" is moderated by Gala Camacho and features Clara Mundia, Ph.D., Location Analytics Manager at Dalberg Research (Kenya) and Emily Selwood, Senior Software Engineer at Satellite Applications Catapult (UK). All three of them are steering committee members at Women in Geospatial+!

Panel 2: FEMALE FOUNDERS

Our second panel features three women who have founded their own companies: Harini Sridharan, CTO at Sturfee Inc. (India/USA), Valrie Grant, MSc, GISP, Managing Director at GeoTechVision (Jamaica) and Lindsey Noakes, Co-Founder at Gather Hub (UK). Moderated by Geovation's Director Carly Morris, this is one inspiring panel you won't want to miss!