Esri's Dr. Dawn Wright to Speak at the College of William & Mary Celebration 100 Years of Women

a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwesricom2Fampesheet51940026ampnewsitemid20190213005250amplanenUSampanchorEsriampindex1ampmd516bcd356df3b9363e4ba6256fcecfebd relnofollowEsria the global leader in location intelligence today announced that Dr Dawn Wright the companys chief scientist will speak at the College of William amp Mary on February 14 2019 Her talk will be part of the schools 100 Years of Women celebration and the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science Part of her talk will announce the new book from Esri a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fesripressesricom2Fdisplay2Findexcfm3Ffuseaction3Ddisplay26websiteID3D36826moduleID3D0ampesheet51940026ampnewsitemid20190213005250amplanenUSampanchorWomenandGIS3AMappingTheirStoriesampindex2ampmd5fbdb89181bdec9a6bc7336dd8c1708a1 relnofollowiWomen and GIS Mapping Their Storiesia pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p The College of William amp Mary began the yearlong 100 Years of Women celebration in August 2018 It commemorates the colleges autumn 1918 semester when the Virginia institute accepted its first female students and became the first public coeducational university in the state Wright will present Discovery Technology Hope a journey through past explorations of the planet especially its oceans The presentation will discuss some of the most important women in science and describe advancements in mapping technology allowing deeper exploration and increased understanding of the world in order to save and sustain the planet p p Im excited and honored to be part of the 100 Years of Women celebration said Wright Increasing womens presence in STEM science technology engineering and mathematics fields is a topic that is close to my heart and it is trailblazing institutions like William amp Mary that have made our progress on this issue possible p p Wright is a renowned geographer and oceanographer an authority in geospatial data science and the use of GIS in marine science and an accomplished and respected author in these fields She has written the foreword to iWomen and GIS Mapping Their Storiesi The book tells the stories of how 23 women applied themselves and overcame obstacles using maps analysis and GIS to contribute to their professions and the world Sharing the experiences of their childhoods the misstarts and challenges they faced and the lessons they learned each story shows how ordinary girls with very different passions have become extraordinary women who greatly impacted the world p p Wrights presentation will be free and open to the public It will take place at 400 pm on campus at the Sadler Center in Williamsburg Virginia To learn more visit a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank 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