PoC AfriGEO Secretariat/ Thematic Lead LULC-Servir E&SA

In her role as the PoC for AfriGEO Secretariat, which is a regional initiative of the Group Earth Observations (GEO), she provides support that catalyzes national, regional and global synergies with EO based partners and institutions in Africa to leverage opportunities that to strengthen capacities in optimizing EO. She is a board member of the EO Africa Research and Development Facility (a three-year program by European Space Agency led by ITC) that supports use of cloud computing and ML in areas of Water Resource management and Food Security by pairing local and EU based Researchers

Phoebe was shortlisted for 50 Rising stars 2022 in the Geospatial World and top 14 Women in Machine Learning for EO (ML4EO) 2022.

She recently joined as a Technical Advisory Committee member of the Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa), a GEO initiative. She is also a gender champion and contributes through the GEO Equality Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Subgroup, the DE Africa Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) working group. At RCMRD she has supported learning, mentorship through Women in Science (WISCI) and strategy development for gender inclusion.

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