October 11th was International Day of the Girl and to honor the next generation of geogeeks, we're proud to share a blog written by young map enthusiast Ari Walsh. Her and her sister Kana (who's also a map enthusiast) recently visited Esri to meet the team and learn more about the Science of Where!
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We're always inspired by the next generation of women in GIS--they help us further geospatial understanding to meet our current and future challenges. If you know any other young women in GIS like Ari and Kana, please share their stories on the Women's Geospatial Forum.
- UN Petition: Promote Girls' Mentorship Programs on Data Science, GIS, and Robotics
- British Girlguiding Overseas Facebook Post About Ari and Kana
- School Newspaper Op-Ed by Kana
- Plan International: "The UN Should Help Youth Become Agents of Change Through Geospatial Mapping"
- The SAIS Obeserver: "Let girls map on International Day of the Girl Child"
- Forbes: "3 Ways To Help Women Rise On International Day Of The Girl"
Megan Singleton, WeCan Leader