Jen Van Deusen

Jen Van Deusen works with nonprofits, NGOs, and other organizations that are focused on creating positive social and environmental impact, and a more sustainable future. She is passionate about GIS for good, and the power of storytelling with digital maps and location intelligence to engage stakeholders and inspire action. Her background combines business, nonprofit leadership, and cross-sector collaboration in applying technology to achieve sustainable outcomes in the infrastructure/AEC space, with efforts ranging from renewable energy/energy optimization for AEC, to sustainable infrastructure in small island developing states (SIDS), and clean water access in developing communities. Jen has lived/worked internationally, and holds an MBA focused on environmental and social governance in global markets from Brown University, and is also a Sustainability-certified professional.

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Nonprofits Use GIS for Grassroots Community Engagement

The Field Museum in Chicago uses GIS for grassroots community engagement with ArcGIS Hub and ArcGIS Survey123.

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Esri User Conference 2021 for Nonprofits & NGOs

Check out highlights from the Esri 2021 User Conference for nonprofits, NGOs, and organizations working to create a more sustainable future.

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Maps Are a Change Agent’s Best Friend

Nonprofits working to create positive change use maps for advocacy and activism

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Public Policy Maps Show Opportunities for Nonprofit Action

Nonprofits use free Esri Maps for Public Policy to advocate for their communities.

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SDG 14 and Life Below Water: What Space Can Tell Us about the Slimy Stuff at the Beach

GIS workflows and satellite imagery measure eutrophication and support SDG 14 (Life Under Water).

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Nonprofit Technology Conference 2021 & GIS

Highlights at this year's NTC - keynote speakers and applying GIS to food security and racial equity.

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Development Professionals Are Building a Resilient and Sustainable Future with GIS

Hear from industry leaders on how GIS provides a holistic, collaborative approach to global challenges.

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