Nominated for the University of Amsterdam Alumni Award!
Nominated for the National VIVA400 award!
The AUV Alumni Award is a prize for UvA alumni who have made a unique contribution to society through a thought-provoking project. I’m honoured to be nominated for Green City Watch amongst these talented fellow alumni. #AUVdag
Green City Watch selected as one of the most inspiring startup solutions for the global energy transition
The VIVA400 award is comprised of 400 women who are nominated for outstanding work in their field. I’ve been nominated in the category “do-gooders” - cast your votes now!
Featured on Tangled Podcast
Green City Watch (formerly Global Green City Watch) was featured as one of 285 startup solutions for the global energy transition! Proud to be alongside so many great startups.
Selected as one of the most sustainable young entrepreneurs in the Netherlands
This week I’m excited to have been featured on Tangled - a podcast about improving social and economic systems. Tune in now!
We won the international GBDX for Sustainability Challenge!
Very proud to be selected as one of the DJ100 2018! The DJ100 is a jury-selected list of the top 100 most innovative, sustainable young changemakers in the Netherlands.
Monitoring the quality of urban green space, from space
Our project, Global Green City Watch, wins DigitalGlobe's international GBDX for Sustainability Challenge. We make it possible to monitor the quality of green spaces in a city based on satellite imagery, and use insights from this data to improve the quality of urban green spaces.
ICLEI webinar: Innovative approaches to nature-based solutions
Last week, we submitted the beta version of Global Green City Watch. Here, I explain our rationale behind the tool, how it works, and our future goals. Ultimately, we aim to develop Global Green City Watch into an open-source application that local governments can use to strengthen their urban ecologies.
UvA alumni develop application for monitoring green spaces in urban areas
In the lead-up to the ICLEI World Congress 2018, a series of webinars is kicking off the conversation on urban sustainability topics. For the third webinar, I spoke about the latest developments with Global Green City Watch.
This week it was announced that our project, Global Green City Watch, made it to the finals of DigitalGlobe's international GBDX for Sustainability Challenge. We propose to use high resolution satellite imagery for the monitoring of green spaces in urban areas worldwide.