The Kartoza Geeks

Amy Ternent

Technical and Team Lead

kartoza employee

Amy is a Graduate Environmental scientist. She has an Honours degree from the University of Pretoria and a Masters in Environmental Science from The University of the Witwatersrand. She Works at Kartoza as a Junior GIS specialist and GIS Technician. Amy is passionate about the environment and using GIS to solve complex ecological and environmental issues. She is also creative and enjoys nothing more then making beautiful and functional maps using open source technology. She also enjoys creating and editing videos and other multimedia projects for education and inspiration. She loves creating social media content and interacting with the vibrant QGIS and open source community through Open days and other initiatives.In her spare time Amy can be found hiking, camping, birding or on almost any outdoor adventure. When she is not hiking up a mountain, she enjoys slowing down with a number of creative pursuits, including drawing, embroidery, and laser engraving / cutting her latest designs.