Lauren Harrison

Lauren Harrison
Summer Fellow, Seeds of Life

Lauren will be graduating from the College of William and Mary in May 2014 with BA in economics and a minor in art history. She has a wealth of GIS experience and her 2013 research analyzing the relationship between mineral wealth and conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo won AidData’s 2013 student Map-Off Competition. This summer she will be working with Seeds of Life and the Government of Timor-Leste Ministry of Agriculture GIS Unit. Lauren will build capacity of GoTL Ministry of Agriculture GIS Unit and help her counterparts develop a tool that will enable local politicians, organizations, and citizens to access geocoded aid data in offline environments.