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Women in GIS

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Mettā Nairobi

14 Riverside Drive

6F Belgravia building

Nairobi, Nairobi County

Kenya

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Ksh. 300.00 Early Bird ( Ends April 20th )

Ksh. 500.00 Late Registration

Mpesa business no. 260922 Nest Group Africa

Account no. SUGGIS

Instructions: Go to M-PESA & select Pay Bill





The Women in GIS Meetup is curated to bring together men and women alike in the GIS field for networking, mentorship and career development. It has been organized by Women in GIS Kenya initiative that aims at empowering and celebrating women in a field that predominantly lacks female role models. This event is in conjunction with the Women in Series that runs at Metta Nairobi. The meet up will involve a panel discussion of 4 speakers from Key Sectors that apply GIS.


Business sector - Jackie Mwaniki, Country Manager at Fraym International

Education Sector - Dr. Faith Karanja, Department of Geospatial Engineering and Space Technology at the University of Nairobi

Non-profit sector ( Conservation) - Irene Muthuka, GIS Analyst, Africa Region at The Nature Conservancy

In Research - Emelda A. Okiro PH.D, Head Population Health Unit and Technical advisor LINK Project at

KEMRI

Moderated by - Pauline Okeyo, Professional Services Manager at ESRI Eastern Africa


The theme will be a discussion on making GIS a successful Profession.

The panelists will share their different GIS career paths, key insights and trends in their industries and the potential of geospatial solutions and services in the Kenyan context.

Through this meet up we hope to bring together students and professionals in the GIS Field, it is open to everyone, male and female alike.



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