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eCPD - African Women in GIS

Date & Time

Friday, 2 Dec 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This is a recording of a webinar held 2 June 2021

Register to hear the recording of our webinar as we hear about an amazing community emerging across the African continent to inspire and support women to achieve and support each other in the spatial industry, give them visibility, networking and development opportunities.

   Our speaker -
   Cyhana Lena Williams



Cyhana is currently a Program Manager with Microsoft in Norway, concentrating on user experience in software design and development. She is a passionate geospatial practitioner intent on exploring not just the software and application side of our own industry but those adjacent.

Cyhana co-founded the African Women in GIS, an online community for African women around the world who work, study, or are enthusiasts of geo-related fields alongside Chidimma Umeogu from Nigeria.

Before moving to Microsoft in 2020, Cyhana worked as a GIS Mapping Specialist at an FMCG company, where she created efficient delivery route maps for product distributors and managed the company’s customer geodata. The GIS integration in the company allowed it to be listed as part of the 2020 Esri Special Achievement in GIS Awards during the 2020 Esri User Conference.

Among her roles in various projects during her National Service, she coordinated a Pest and Disease Management System project, which was presented at various institutions and won the Frontier Innovation award during the Fall Army Worm Tech Prize in 2018.

Cyhana was named as one of the 50 Rising Stars of Geospatial in February 2021 and is also listed in the Esri 'Women and GIS - Volume 2’ book.


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This event is worth 1 SSSI CPD Point.

Note, only the individual registered for the event is entitled to receive the associated CPD points.


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