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McGill School of Environment Graduate

Canada

PROFILE

Recent McGill School of Environment graduate with nonprofit and public sector experience in spatial analysis and civic environmental management.

Recent projects include:
– Evaluating flood mitigation strategies in Montreal West
– Mapping campus accessibility with the Open Mapping Group of McGill
– Addressing open geographic data gaps in Khairpur, Pakistan

EDUCATION

B.Sc. Honours Environment (Water Environments and Ecosystems), Minor GIS
McGill University
GPA: 3.8 / 4.0
– First Class Honours, 2018
– Summer Undergraduate Research Award, 2017
– Tomlinson Engagement Award for Mentorship, 2016
– John H. Mahon Scholarship, 2014

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant, Global HydroLAB (McGill University)
May 2017 – Present
– Developing GIS tools in Python to support hydrographic analysis
– Procuring and managing data for global water resource datasets
– Modeling plastic microfiber fate in global river systems

Prairie Maintenance Technician, Living Prairie Museum
May 2016 – August 2016
– Monitoring invasive species within an urban prairie preserve
– Interpreting cultural and ecological significance of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem through workshops and guided hikes

Youth Ecologist, Manitoba Purple Loosestrife Project
June 2015 – August 2015
– Coordinating the biological control of purple loosestrife
– Conducting assessments on the management and impact of invasive wetland species

Outreach Intern, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
June 2014 – August 2014
– Providing outreach for provincial wilderness conservation campaigns

VOLUNTEER WORK

Open Mapping Group of McGill
Co-founder, Vice President (Events)
– Working in collaboration with the international open mapping community to generate open geographic data and address locally defined development challenges
– Guiding workshops to connect students with open-source geospatial tools
– Facilitating discussions to explore the ethical implications of remote mapping

Science Undergraduate Society Environment Committee
Environment Coordinator
– Monitoring the environmental impact of the faculty association, raising funds for environmental initiatives, and providing students with sustainability-focused programming

SKILLS

Geographic Information Systems (GIS): ArcGIS, QGIS

Remote Sensing: ENVI, Google Earth Engine, LiDAR, Pix4D

Statistical Software: R, STATA, SPSS, GeoDA, Tableau

Programming: Python, SQL, XML, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator

Education

2014 - 2018

B.Sc. Honours Environment (Water Environments and Ecosystems), Minor GIS and Remote Sensing at McGill University

Experience

05/2017 - Present

Research Assistant at Global HydroLAB, McGill University

Developing GIS tools in Python to support hydrographic analysis; procuring and managing data for global water resource datasets; modeling plastic microfiber fate in global river systems.

06/2016 - 08/2016

Prairie Maintenance Technician at Living Prairie Museum

Monitoring invasive species within an urban prairie preserve; interpreting cultural and ecological significance of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem.

06/2015 - 08/2015

Youth Ecologist at Manitoba Purple Loosestrife Project

Organizing the biological control of purple loosestrife; conducting assessments on the management and impact of invasive wetland species.

06/2014 - 08/2014

Outreach Intern at Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)

Providing outreach for provincial wilderness conservation campaigns.

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