Women in GIS – Wisconsin Becoming “Equity Advocates”

Over the last year Jennifer Borlick and Kelly Felton of WiGIS-WI have been meeting with the MN GIS/LIS workgroup Equity Advocates. During this same time WiGIS-WI has been discussing with its members possible changes to the group. The desire to engage a more diverse group of individuals has become a main focus. We want to … Continue reading Women in GIS – Wisconsin Becoming “Equity Advocates”

Esri UC 2019

2019 is moving fast, and things don’t look to be slowing down.  I’d like to give you a recap of what I experienced at the 2019 Esri User Conference in San Diego. The Plenary Session welcomed in the first day, with keynotes by Ambassador Stefano Toscano, Dr. Jane Goodall, and E.O. Wilson, along with presentations … Continue reading Esri UC 2019

Emily Champagne, GISP, GIS Supervisor – Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

Our next interview is with Emily Champagne, GISP, GIS Supervisor with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD). I have had the pleasure of knowing Emily since we both went through the GIS Certificate Program at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. We were among the first recipients of the GIS Certificate as it was in its first … Continue reading Emily Champagne, GISP, GIS Supervisor – Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

Nancy Von Meyer: President – Fairview Industries, Inc.

We are excited to bring our next interview with Nancy Von Meyer, President of Fairview Industries Inc, http://fairview-industries.com/. Nancy has been a driving force in land records, GIS & cadastral information;  well respected, and recognized nationally as an industry leader. Her work has fostered collaborative partnerships, providing support in GIS system design & implementation, developing … Continue reading Nancy Von Meyer: President – Fairview Industries, Inc.

STEM Exploration Day for Girls at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Contributor: Sophia Parr February 23, 2018 University of Wisconsin Stevens Point held a STEM conference on February 23, 2018. The event brought together middle school girls from across the state in an effort to showcase the different careers students can pursue in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The university’s geography department hosted a session on Geographic … Continue reading STEM Exploration Day for Girls at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point