Rosemary Juarez is a MEDS Master’s student at the Bren School at UC Santa Barbara with expertise in geospatial analysis and visualization. Rosemary also attended UCSB as an undergraduate, earning her BA in Geography with an emphasis in Geospatial Information Systems. As a Promise Scholar during her undergraduate years, she received a full-ride scholarship to pursue her academic and research interests in GIS and remote sensing. Rosemary found several internship opportunities as a GIS intern with nonprofit organizations such as Ojai Valley Land Conservancy (OVLC) and Los Padres ForestWatch. At OVLC, she helped develop new GIS monitoring protocol, Integrate quantitative field data into spatial analysis in ArcGIS platform to streamline monitoring, and assist with site maintenance for restoration and mitigation projects. At Los Padres ForestWatch, under the guidance of Emily Cotter and MESM alumni Eric Cole, helped develop a strategic roadmap for Los Padres ForestWatch’s 20th Anniversary. As the project leader for GIS, she was tasked with conducting spatial analysis of private in-holdings within Los Padres National Forest and analyzing the demographics of advocates and subscribers of LPFW. She is currently under the Bren Fellowship and Promise Graduate Fellowship, covering her full tuition and providing the opportunity for higher education. After graduating, Rosemary is most enthusiastic about using real-world data to apply and refine her geospatial analysis.