Louise Mathurin-Serieux (MPhil., BSc.) joins HOT as Senior Associate of Community Projects (Caribbean). She is passionate about evidence-based policy-making, which fuels her advocacy for (open) data for development. She previously served as team lead for the Open Data for Resilience and Risk Management Initiative (OpenCities LAC) in Saint Lucia, which executed OpenStreetMap training and community-building activities. As a former Research Officer and Open Data Central team-Lead in the public sector, she has also worked on multiple initiatives ranging from stakeholder engagement for readiness assessments, policy development, and reporting; to leading open data portal and OpenStreetMap training, implementation, and advocacy events. When she is not hiking in Saint Lucia’s rainforest, she volunteers as a member of the OpenStreetmap Chapter in Saint Lucia; and serves as a voting member of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT).
Building Community to Build Resilience - OpenCities Saint Lucia Impact
The island of Saint Lucia faces growing challenges due to climate change and, working with our local partners, we experienced first-hand how strengthening the community builds greater resilience. Get more details in this post!
Is the Caribbean Open Mapping Community Poised to Map its Way to Greater Disaster Resilience?
The open-mapping community has proven to be of great importance to the Caribbean particularly in supporting disaster response. We take a closer look at the latest developments regarding the growth of the Caribbean mapping community and what this could mean for disaster resilience in the region.
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