Speakers from the front lines of the climate crisis will share the urgency of our current situation and the opportunities for earth data to contribute to better outcomes for the most vulnerable.
Speakers: Aurélie Shapiro, PhD
Chief Technical Advisor at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Aurélie Shapiro is Chief Technical Advisor at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) since January 2021, managing a project assessing forest cover change and the associated direct drivers in Central Africa. She was formerly the Senior Remote Sensing Specialist for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), where she developed and applied innovative satellite and aerial remote sensing for conservation projects worldwide. Aurélie has a PhD in Natural Sciences from Humboldt Universität-zu-Berlin and received a Master's in Environmental Management from Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment in 2001 and a Bachelor of Science from McGill University in Canada in 1999. Aurélie lives and works in Berlin, Germany.