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Laura is a Geospatial analyst and developer in Kenya working to support the work of organizations in the development space by providing GIS insights. She is also a regional ambassador for YouthMappers and Women in Analytics. Additionally, she is passionate about FOSS and open data initiatives.
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Laura is a Geospatial engineer who is passionate about the use of location intelligence to provide sustainable solutions to real-world challenges. With a keen focus on open data and free and open-source software, she has amassed technical experience in the geospatial field while working at various organizations. She also strongly advocates for women in STEM and continuously works with organizations pushing for diversity and inclusion within the various tech and engineering communities. Annually I organize technical workshops and events across Africa and support the implementation of similar projects globally that are aimed at empowering women in STEM.
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As the saying goes, "sharing is caring," Laura loves sharing about advances in the Geospatial space. She has organized and conducted training sessions across East Africa, spoken and facilitated workshops at both regional and global conferences: State of the Map(2017,2018,2019), FOSS4G(2018, 2019), GeoWeek 2018.

Revision as of 13:52, 9 October 2020

OSGeo Member
Name: Laura Mugeha Avatar of mugeha dot okole at gmail dot com
Job Title: Geospatial Engineer
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City: Nairobi
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Country: Kenya
Local Chapter: Africa Local Chapter
Email: mugeha.okole@gmail.com
Phone: +254714329717
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Language(s): English; Swahili
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OSGeo User.png   Laura is a Geospatial engineer who is passionate about the use of location intelligence to provide sustainable solutions to real-world challenges. With a keen focus on open data and free and open-source software, she has amassed technical experience in the geospatial field while working at various organizations. She also strongly advocates for women in STEM and continuously works with organizations pushing for diversity and inclusion within the various tech and engineering communities. Annually I organize technical workshops and events across Africa and support the implementation of similar projects globally that are aimed at empowering women in STEM.

As the saying goes, "sharing is caring," Laura loves sharing about advances in the Geospatial space. She has organized and conducted training sessions across East Africa, spoken and facilitated workshops at both regional and global conferences: State of the Map(2017,2018,2019), FOSS4G(2018, 2019), GeoWeek 2018.