Careers of Women in GIS: Finding Your Authentic Voice for GIS, Data and Life - Featuring Helen Thompson
This webinar is free and open to the public.
This webinar series highlights women in geospatial fields and provides a platform to tell their unique professional growth stories and career paths. This guided discussion will cover the speaker’s career challenges, current projects, and career growth.
InIn this webinar, you will learn about parallel transitions in life, gender, and GIS. Helen Thompson will talk about the transitions in her life, including gender and societal change, while experiencing the global changes in society, industry, and more recently the increasing awareness of spatial literacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Helen Thompson CRE, Group Lead, Content and Applied Analytics at ESRI
In this webinar you will:
- Discover the gendered approach to technology and GIS, persevering through a male-dominated field
- Learn how to allow your authentic self to be reflected in your work
- Gain strategies for discovering and communicating the story in data using analytics
- Learn how to apply spatial literacy to help solve real-world problems
Please note the above webinar time is in Pacific Time