Speaker Bio & Abstract
BiographyDr. Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger is Associate Professor of Geographic Information Science at Clark University. Her research focuses on GIS applications for international development, food security, and public health. She conducted research and trainings in Mexico, Costa Rica, Russia, India, and Ukraine. She designed GIS for International development" course that applies GIS to SDGs-related issues: disaster management, global health, water, sanitation, poverty, climate change impacts, conflicts, migration, and human rights.