Amita Jacob is Senior GIS Analyst for the Alberta Municipal Affairs Assessment Services Branch. An IT and GIS Professional with over 15 years of experience, she has worked internationally in both the public and private sectors for countries around the world, including Canada, India and Bahrain. Passionate about her work, she has been able to leverage technology to improve public administration and infrastructure, and is known for her creative approach to problem solving.
After earning a master’s degree in Computer Applications from Nagpur University, Amita went on to complete a master’s degree in GIS Applications from Vancouver Island University, where she was consistently on the Dean’s honor list. She has been a recipient of the Bravo Award, Silver Award and E-gov Award, and was featured at the 2011 eWorld Forum for the Ministry of Social Development web GIS application. A skilled public speaker, she spoke at the ESRI User conference in Edmonton in 2019.
Amita is based in Edmonton, Alberta. She credits her success to focus, drive and perseverance.
International Society of Female Professionals Member Amita Jacob, MGISA, SAS can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.