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USAID Geospatial Strategy

USAID Launches a Geospatial Strategy

In November 2023, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched its first-ever Geospatial Strategy, which seeks to institutionalize the use of geospatial data and technology to achieve greater efficiency in programs, operations, and development outcomes. Trajectory recently spoke with Carrie Stokes, chief geographer and GeoCenter director, about the strategy, how it can support…

SSA Satellite Launch Signals Growing Nexus Between SSA, GEOINT

Last week, NorthStar Earth and Space completed the first in a planned series of SSA satellite launches from a base in New Zealand

Heroes At Work

An innovative program run by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation matches service members in their final months of active duty with businesses and organizations

scholarship program

USGIF Opens 2024 Scholarship Program to Applications

With a legacy spanning nearly two decades, the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) proudly continues its mission to fuel the next generation of GEOINT leaders with the launch of its annual scholarship program on Monday, January 22. USGIF provides scholarship funds to students in four categories – high school seniors, undergraduates, master’s degree, and…

USGIF geospatial certificate program

USGIF Recognizes Pennsylvania State University and U.S. Military Academy Geospatial Programs

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has granted reaccreditation to Pennsylvania State University and the United States Military Academy for their graduate certificate in Geospatial Intelligence Analytics and undergraduate Geospatial Intelligence certificate program, respectively. In total, 21 colleges and universities offer USGIF-accredited programs and over 1,600 students have received a USGIF GEOINT certificate. “There…

Can GEOINT Lessons Prevent Collisions in Space?

GEOINT could provide a blueprint for the maturation of Space Situational Awareness, the field tasked with tracking space debris

USGIF Member Spotlight: Riverside Research

Steven Omick, PhD, president and CEO of Riverside Research, told trajectory how his organization is helping government agencies meet GEOINT challenges

USGIF Member Spotlight: CGI Federal

Errol McEachron, Senior VP of Consulting Services at CGI and leader of the space and intelligence sector of the company’s Defense, Intelligence, spoke with trajectory about the organization.

Meet Sharifa Karwandyar, USGIF Scholarship Winner

One of our 2023 scholarship winners is Sharifa Karwandyar, a recipient of the AWS Scholarship for Inclusive Leadership in GEOINT scholarship award

USGIF Member Releases GEOINT Textbook

We spoke with Renny Babiarz and Aaron Jabbour about their new textbook “Geospatial Data, Information, and Intelligence.”