PARIS21 2021 Annual Meetings: Data as a public good – Building resilience for a post-pandemic world


Rebecca Firth

Director of Transformation & Community
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap


Rebecca is Director of Transformation & Community at Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, which is working to engage one million mappers to map an area home to one billion people at risk of disaster or experiencing high multidimensional poverty in OpenStreetMap. Rebecca manages HOT's global transformation to a decentralized global organization, setting up four regional hubs in Asia, East Africa, West Africa and Asia, and oversees HOT's hubs, community programs, and communications. Rebecca is a TED 2020 Speaker, an Audacious Project 2020 winner, and holds a BA & MA in Geography from the University of Cambridge.