Sabrina Szeto is an independent geospatial consultant based in Germany. She works to expand the use of data and earth observation for addressing environmental and sustainable development challenges. Prior to starting her own consulting practice, Sabrina worked as a geospatial analyst at Yale University and as a program innovation analyst at the Housing Development Fund.
With a background in anthropology and forestry, Sabrina has a strong interest in understanding ecosystems and societies. She is a developer on the Google Earth Engine platform for large-scale spatial analyses through the cloud. As an educator and consultant, she translates the power of geospatial technologies into applied solutions for organisations and land managers.
Sabrina holds a masters degree in forestry from Yale University. She also graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a certificate in Linguistics.
Sabrina served on the Executive Board of Women+ in Geospatial between 2021 and 2022, where she has incubated and led several pilots which have transitioned into longer-term initiatives. Some examples include the mentorship programme, the LinkedIn Page, the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) working group, and finally, the regional ambassadors programme.