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Laura Mugeha

Mapper since: May 26, 2016

Laura Mugeha is passionate about Geospatial Information Systems, with a keen interest in redefining it for a greater acceptance and benefit for all. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Geomatics Engineering and Geospatial Information Systems at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

Her commitment, leadership, team spirit, and zeal to increase her skill set led her into being the pioneer YouthMappers chapter lead for a AGES(Association of Geomatics Engineering Students ) ;a club at the university thus inflicting a great impact on her personal growth and overall mindset about the industry. She is self-driven, a firm believer of continuous growth, and interactive communication with honest feedback for the ultimate attainment of success in set goals.

She is also very passionate about charity and volunteering causes and projects. The influence of technology can not be underrated, she is therefore enthusiastic about it and tapping its effect towards achieving sustainable development in general.She is therefore very interested in crowd-sourced mapping projects since these promote themes of shared humanitarian interest especially for regions in developing countries.

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