Amelia joined the HOT team in 2017 as Mapping Training and Project Assistant. Prior to this Amelia was part of the HOT Community as a volunteer, supporting research activities. In her role at HOT, Amelia provides support and training to community recipients of the Device Challenge grant and Microgrant programs. She also manages communications for the HOT Tanzania team.
Amelia started her career in architecture, before switching paths to complete a Masters in International Communications & Development, where her research focused on the evolution of crowdsourced crisis mapping. She has previously worked within the international development sector in partnerships and communication roles.
Mapping HIV/AIDS in Tanzania: Using community-generated data to improve health services
Mapping HIV/AIDS in Tanzania
Nethope Device Challenge - April Update!
Since January 2018, the Nethope grant communities have expanded to 16 communities, with plans to extend to a further 6 in the next 3...
Nethope Device Challenge reaches the Gambia
HOT are pleased to introduce our sixteenth Nethope Device Challenge grant to the YMCA in the Gambia. Initially, under the Nethope Device Grant, HOT...
Mapping to support local NGOs in Kenya
As part of HOT’s mission to expand local mapping communities and ensure that HOT’s partners contribute to the sustainability of OpenStreetMap, our partner, Salesforce,...
World Health Day: The maps that are making the difference
In 1854 one map made medical history and changed the way we represent health data forever. The map, produced by John Snow, marked cholera...
Empowering female mappers in Nigeria
Guest blog from LetGirlsMap, UniqueMappersTeam, Nigeria - Alooma Jennifer, Dike Chinecherem, Ebere Emmanuella
Update: Open Data Day in Mwanza, Tanzania
Guest Blog - Janet Chapman, Founder of Crowd2Map and Campaigns Manager Tanzania Development Trust
Improving Access to Health Facilities in Dar es Salaam
Written by Hawa Adinani and Amelia Hunt - HOT Tanzania team
Newly-revealed Shina boundaries offer unprecedented hyperlocal data for decisionmakers
Recent population figures estimate Dar es Salaam’s population to be over 5 million, with an annual population growth of 5.7%. Despite the rapid growth of the city, almost 70% of the city is comprised of informal unplanned settlements - a figure that is predicted to grow dramatically as the city expands.
From the use of classic GPS to the smartphone: how OsmAnd allows students of the UGLCS YouthMappers chapter to collect data in the field
*Guest Blog – TOUPANE Tino Raphaël, OSM Guinea* To help map unmapped communities, students at Lansana Conte University in Sonfonia, Conakry, have created a...
Nethope Device Challenge: providing devices and training to 12 OSM communities - update!
In 2017, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team received a grant from Nethope as part of the Device Challenge, which aims to reduce barriers to technology to...
Expanding the mapping community in Turkey
In 2017 HOT received a device grant from Nethope to minimise barriers to community mapping projects by providing additional access to technology and connectivity....
OpenStreetMap Niger: Scaling with the help of a Microgrant
*Guest blog: Samaila Alio, OSM Niger* OSM Niger OpenStreetMap Niger is a community of youth aiming to promote OpenStreetMap (OSM) mapping and open data...
Mapping Arsenic Contamination - Youth Mappers at AUW Bangladesh
*Guest Blog – Paromita Basak, AUW Youth Mappers Bangladesh* Why create a mapping Project on Arsenic? Arsenic poisoning from drinking water in Bangladesh...
OpenStreetMap & QGIS Training for geology students in Bamako, Mali
*Guest Blog – Nathalie Sidibe, OSM Mali* In 2017 HOT received a grant from Nethope to provide devices (smartphones, laptops) to reduce barriers to community...
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