As Women in GIS (WiGIS) moves to become a nonprofit organization, it is seeking feedback from women who are either working in GIS or seeking to start a career in GIS to provide input.
Web sites with information specifically regarding peer support for women in GIS. Read interviews about women in this field or find GIS related support groups. Women in GIS LinkedIn Group Connect with other women GIS professionals on LinkedIn. Women in GIS (WIGIS) Pronounced “wahjus” after the group’s acronym WIGIS, this networking group […]
Livia Betancourt Mazur is working on her Master’s thesis in Geography at Hunter College of City University of New York. She has issued a call for participants for her survey which seeks to explore the representation of women in GIS and the experience of women who already work in the field: The survey […]
Update: The Women in GIS crowdsourced map effort is still gathering steam. Thousands of women in GIS have added their locational information to the map. The goal is to reach at least 10,000 women currently working in GIS. Esri has also joined in to help promote the Making History…GIS and […]
Stating that, ” we want to increase the number of women participating in the OpenStreetMap community”, scholarships to attend the April State of the Map US are being offered by OpenStreetMap. State of the Map US is the annual conference for users of OpenStreetMap data in the United States. This year, it will […]