Being a Geospatial Engineer

SEASON: 1 | EPISODE: 8 | | GIS Data Remote Sensing

On this episode, Opeyemi spoke with Laura Mugeha - a Geospatial engineer about what it takes to be a geosaptial engineer, her journey and advice for those looking to start out as geospatial engineers.

With Opeyemi Kazeem-Jimoh and Laura Mugeha


Show Notes

On this episode, Opeyemi spoke with Laura Mugeha - a Geospatial engineer about what it takes to be a geosaptial engineer, her journey and advice for those looking to start out as geospatial engineers.

Laura is a Geospatial Engineer working in the intersection of open technology, open data, and development. She currently works with a social enterprise in Kenya to support teams in using data for good. Additionally, Laura is a YouthMappers regional ambassador where she supports chapters in East and Central Africa. In her free time, she volunteers with local open data and FOSS communities.

Laura on LinkedIn and Twitter


In the news

#GISDay 2021 was amazing

ADDA scholarship for African youths

PostGIS Day 2021 was held on 18th November. Youtube channel

State of the map happened 19th - 21st

HOT Summit was held on 22nd November


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Opeyemi Opeyemi Kazeem-Jimoh

Opeyemi is a Geospatial Data Analyst and Cartographer with interests in DRR through geo-hazard mapping, GIS for business and sales process optimization, and promoting sustainable futures.


    Laura Mugeha Laura Mugeha

    Laura is a Geospatial analyst and developer passionate about using location intelligence to provide sustainable solutions to real-world challenges. With a keen focus on open data and free and open-source software, I have amassed technical experience in the technology, data and geospatial fields while working at Sanergy, Atlan, Map Kibera Trust, and Soliton Telmec Limited.

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