Jess provides support to HOT field programs around the world for training, GIS, and managing field operations. She has worked on the ground in Liberia, Tanzania, Uganda, Botswana, and Guatemala, as well as supporting other projects remotely.
Prior to working with HOT, Jess worked in academic research, government, and NGO settings to improve relations between marginalized communities and government agencies over environmental and land use issues, largely through the use of participatory mapping.
HOT Pairs 2020 Virtual Summit with the Understanding Risk Forum 2020
HOT pairs 2020 Virtual Summit with the Understanding Risk Forum 2020
HOT and iLab Liberia Exploring the Potential of Machine Learning to Augment Human Mappers in Monrovia
HOT worked with iLab Liberia in Monrovia to test the potential of machine learning algorithms to automate repetitive mapping tasks and highlight areas in need of updating to maximize the impact of human mappers.
LEGIT Team Completes Field Mapping in Zwedru City
Zwedru was the first of three cities that we are working to map in Liberia with DAI for the Liberia Local Empowerment for Government...