women in GIS

Submissions Now Open: Women in Geospatial+ Speakers Database

The Women in Geospatial+ (WiG+) group has recently opened up submissions for its newly launched Speakers Database.

April 22, 2020

Women in GIS Networking Groups

Web sites with information specifically regarding peer support for women in GIS.

February 3, 2020

Women in Geospatial Launches a Career Mentorship Program

The Women in Geospatial professional networking group has opened up applications for its inaugural career mentorship program.

August 30, 2019

Esri Press Releases ‘Women and GIS: Mapping Their Stories’

Esri Press has released a collection of twenty-three profiles featuring women professionals in GIS.

February 10, 2019

Survey: Calling all Women in GIS

As Women in GIS (WiGIS) moves to become a nonprofit organization, it is seeking feedback from women who are either working in…

August 22, 2017

Is Sexism a Problem in GIS?

This article takes a look the state of sexism in GIS and reports how those working in the field have…

May 4, 2019

New Women in GIS Networking Group

Women in GIS is a new networking group for female geospatial professionals and students.

December 18, 2016

Women in GIS Survey for a Master’s Thesis

Livia Betancourt Mazur is working on her Master's thesis in Geography at Hunter College of City University of New York.  She…

July 2, 2014

Crowdsourced Map of Women in GIS

Update: The Women in GIS crowdsourced map effort is still gathering steam.  Thousands of women in GIS have added their…

June 11, 2014

Scholarships for Women to Attend State of the Map US

Stating that, " we want to increase the number of women participating in the OpenStreetMap community", scholarships to attend the April State…

February 6, 2014