Saeideh Hejazi

Saeideh Hejazi holds a GIS certificate from Fanshawe College and a master's degree in urban and regional planning.

In the past Saeideh has worked with GIS for humanitarian relief. Volunteered for UN, Crowd2Map Tanzania and URISA’s GISCorps as a web mapper using OpenStreetMap and ArcGIS Online. This experience motivated her to obtain her GIS graduate certificate in 2019, and afterward, she worked for the City of Waterloo as a GIS infra technician.

Currently, Saeideh is a community geospatial data analyst. She works as part of a data visualization and storytelling team using a range of data analysis and visualization tools, including Excel, Tableau, Beyond 2020 and GIS tools to support the projects related to urban, municipal and neighbourhood affairs.

In her spare time, she researches and writes geospatial articles as an online community manager for GoGeomatics Canada.

Articles by Saeideh Hejazi

Canadian Wildfire Mapping Resources 2021 Fire Season

Western Canada has been experiencing extreme fire conditions following an intense heatwave since late June. According to BC Wildfire Service,…

Code in Place: Free Python course hosted by Stanford University

Last year, almost at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, I attended a Python programming course for almost five weeks.…

What are Statistics Canada’s geographic terms: CT, CSD, CMA and more

Geographic data are applied in any location-based projects. We all might hear a lot about geographic terms but when we…

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Diversity in Leadership Panel

GeoIgnite is Canada’s National Geospatial conference hosted by GoGeomatics Canada. GeoIgnite was held online using Zoom July 22nd to 24th,…

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Statistics Canada DEIL experiments and outputs with open geospatial data

GeoIgnite is Canada’s National Geospatial conference hosted by GoGeomatics Canada. GeoIgnite was held online using Zoom from July 22nd to…

GeoIgnite 2020: Growing Canada’s Next Earth Observation (EO) Generation

GeoIgnite is Canada’s National Geospatial conference hosted by GoGeomatics Canada. GeoIgnite was held online using Zoom July 22nd to 24th,…

Leadership in Times of Disruption: GeoIgnite 2020 talks at a Glance

Canada’s geospatial community is gathering next week for GeoIgnite 2020. The second annual conference is being held online this year…

COVID-19: Supporting Kamloops, BC businesses using Story Maps

In the middle of March 2020, COVID-19 pandemic leads to social distancing rules in Canada. Public areas such as restaurants…