The Department of Labor estimates that 10 million jobs will utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies over the next 10 years! GIS is becoming an integral skillset for the 21st century employee. From government to private industry, GIS is utilized in industries such as agriculture, defense, surveying, retail, marketing, conservation, telecommunications, law enforcement, public health, airports and aviation, education, and much more. Visit http://www.esri.com/industries to explore the varied industries that employ GIS technology.
MEDB Women In Technology is committed to helping prepare Hawai’i students for rewarding and sustainable career opportunities and promotes GIS awareness and education. Below are interviews of Hawai’i professionals discussing how they use GIS in their field, their educational and career pathways, and the importance of GIS technology in Hawai’i. Visit the K-12 Hawai’i GIS Hub to stay connected to Hawai’i’s GIS community!
2015 LIVE GIS DAY STATEWIDE WEBCAST
STEMworks™ GIS VIDEOS
NOAA OFFICE FOR COASTAL MANAGEMENT
CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU
THE BALDWIN GROUP AT NOAA OFFICE FOR COASTAL MANAGEMENT
NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING CENTER
NSF GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOW, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA
RESEARCH ASSISTANT & GRADUATE STUDENT
HAWAII INSTITUTE OF MARINE BIOLOGY