Jenny is an NLT geospatial developer and analyst, specializing in automating GIS functions in open-source GIS platforms. Currently, she’s supporting clients such as the World Bank. Her work includes mapping nighttime lights, deforestation, built-up land area, vegetation land cover for the City Resilience Program (CRP); Small Island States Resilience Initiative (SISRI), and working on behalf of the governments of both Timor and Myanmar.
Her previous work includes mapping telecommunication networks in developing countries; running an open-source GIS workshop for the member countries in the World Bank’s Organization for Eastern Carribean States (OECS), and using open-source methodology for flood-plain delineation in a World Bank-Red Cross partnership. Her primary coding language is in Python, including ArcPy, PyQGIS, and OpenSource languages.
Originally from Rhode Island, Jenny has planted roots in the DC area for the past six years.
She earned her B.A. in International Affairs and Geography with a minor in GIS and both an M.S. in Geography and a graduate certificate in GIS at the George Washington University, and she plans to continue her trajectory working in international GIS projects.