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Jennifer Horowitz | 310-210-4661



Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (GSD)  (current degree candidate)


University of Southern California (USC), Spatial Sciences Institute (current degree candidate)


Harvard College, cum laude 

Thesis: “North of Eden: Utilizing GIS, Remote Sensing, and Spatial Analysis to Understand the Extent of Human Displacement in Connection with the Destruction of the Southern Iraqi Marshland”


SnapChat (June 2022-August 2022)


SnapChat (June 2021-September 2021)

San Francisco, CA (remote)

TPM Intern, Maps Engineering


Maxar Technologies (May 2020 - June 2021)

Herndon, Virginia (remote)               

Senior Intelligence Technician                                                   

Support Maxar’s Strategic Growth Team through advancing Maxar’s and DeepCore platforms and furthering corporate partnerships and collaborations with Amazon Web Services (AWS), TopCoder, and USGIF

Geospatial Alpha (Feb 2020 – December 2020)

Palo Alto, CA


Provide technical R&D work for the venture capital fund investments within geospatial technology,

data, and applications   



Apache Nation San Carlos Gila River Contamination Project (June 2019 - June 2020)

San Carlos, Arizona 

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software Specialist

Develop maps and infographics to support tribe’s legal claims of increased cancer rates due to pesticide contamination


U.S. Department of Homeland Security (May – Sept. 2017)

Washington D.C. 

Intern: FEMA, Centers for Disease Control, and U.S. Coast Guard

Analyzed workforce efficiency to optimize management of ground personnel and interstate headquarters



Radio Show Host, Harvard on the Map (Sep. 2020 – present)

Created and currently host of weekly radio show as part of the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s official radio program broadcasting weekly interviews with innovators and thought leaders in digital cartography

Design Editor, The Harvard Crimson  (Aug.  2016 – 2018)

Oversaw and contributed to the production of the Crimson design for editorial content


GeoBuiz Summit & Los Angeles Geospatial Summit Monterey and Los Angeles, CA (February 2019 and January 2020)                         

Featured speaker on applications of remote sensing, spatial analysis


GIS Corps (January 2020- April 2020)                                                             Providing GIS-mapping services for at risk and under-served communities. Most recently my work has been integrated into the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Map




Howard T. Fisher Prize , awarded to one Harvard College undergraduate for the best use of geographic information

systems; honored for GIS satellite data analysis of effects on the Marsh Arabs of 1990s ecological destruction:

 “A Spatiotemporal Analysis of Man-Made Ecocide: Saddam Hussein’s Reduction of the Southern Iraqi Marshes”

Smithsonian Undergraduate Ingenuity Award Nominee, celebrating innovative undergraduate projects that

 intersect with Smithsonian initiatives; proposed creation of 3D models of national historic sites to support federal preservation




Skills: Esri ArcGIS, QGIS, Figma, JavaScript, Python, Java, R, C#, MySQL, AutoCAD, Maxent, Rhinoceros Common, Autodesk Fusion360, Accutrans3D, Unity, Unreal Engine, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, FAA-107 certified UAV pilot

Interests: Fencing, épée (fifteen-time medalist: Junior Olympics, US National Championships, North American Cup, FIE World Cup), four-time member of US Fencing All-Academic Team (GPA above 3.9)

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