Current
  • Pathways Student- United States Geological Survey, National Geospatial Program
  • Student at George Mason University (MS Geographic and Cartographic Science), Digital Humanities classes
  • Summer 2021 – OMEKA project ‘Italian Cities: 1943-1945’ was picked up by the Italian National Archives (Aerofototeca Nazionale). Will be working to modify content to their specs this summer.
Languages:

English || Spanish (Speak and read, some writing) || understand bit of Italian & interest in learning Hungarian


Education:

BBA Business Information Systems (Hofstra University 2002)

AAS Geographic Information Technology (Central New Mexico CC 2017)

Certificate: Climate Masters Program (Santa Fe Watershed Association 2015)

Certificate Biofuels (Santa Fe Community College 2014)

Intro to Wildland Fire Behavior – S-130/S-190 (New Mexico State Forestry Division 2015)

Spanish reading/writing for Foreigners classes (Universidad Javeriana ,Bogota Colombia 2003)


Previous Internships:

Aerofototeca Nazionale National Aerial Photography : Rome, Italy

National Park Service Historic Preservation Office: Santa Fe, NM

Universal Music: New York, NY

Universal Music: Bogota Colombia

Interests

International travel and traveling in general, train adventures, geography, serendipitous events, hiking, placed-based learning, reading, black and white photography, archive researching, Live music performances, house concerts, watchmaking, writing instruments

Here is something random: I was a finalist on MTV’s Wannabes Series in 2002 as Shakira. Came in second place.

Reston, Virginia 20190

vbaez2@gmu.edu

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