Rebecca Firth works closely with local and international partners to support mapping in communities across the world.

Why you should listen

As director of partnerships and community at Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), Rebecca Firth is growing the HOT community to over one million mappers. Firth first joined HOT as a volunteer working in digital and innovation consulting and creating events to engage thousands of mappers at a time. She holds a BA and MA in geography from the University of Cambridge, with a focus on international development.

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Live from TED2020

Hope, action, change: Notes from Session 5 of TED2020

June 19, 2020

Daring, bold, systems-disrupting change requires big dreams and an even bigger vision. For Session 5 of TED2020, the Audacious Project, a collaborative funding initiative housed at TED, highlighted bold plans for social change from Southern New Hampshire University, SIRUM, BRAC, Harlem Children’s Zone, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), Project CETI and One Acre Fund. From aiding […]

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