The role of women in the GIS industry

Earlier this month, Boundless sponsored a panel discussion at its new DC office on the role of women in the GIS industry and the challenges they face. They framed the discussion with the purposely provocative question: “Is your map sexist?”

The panelists came from a variety of backgrounds: Nadine Alameh, of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Bonnie Bogle of Mapbox, Kate Chapman from Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, Liz Lyon from the US Army Corp of Engineers. Eddie Pickle, CEO of Boundless, opened the discussion with a recap of his experiences during his thirty-year career in geospatial. Here is a video of the discussion. There is a great bit on open source toward the end. Here is the link:

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