Daily Mail: Virtual London Marathon runner is forced to cover nearly 50 MILES to complete 26-mile circuit after her GPS malfunctioned while using official app - When races run long the joke is that you got extra miles for free! This London Marathon runner had completed five marathons before this event.
NatGeo Blog: National Geographic Society Launches COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Educators - The National Geographic Society launched a fund for K-12 educators who are designing instructional resources to help other educators teach in remote- and hybrid-learning environments. "The fund aims to support at least 50 teaching professionals, including formal and informal classroom educators, with grants ranging from US$1,000–8,000."
Geographical: Study Geography 2020: your 24-page guide to studying geography at university - It's a free ISUU publication, basically an e-book with lots of ads from UK universities.
jaxenter: Women in Tech: “Take responsibility and ownership for your own growth” - An interview with Kim Wachtel, VP of growth engineering and UX at JumpCloud reveals it was GIS programming that prompted her interest in tech.
Penn State: Reflection: Geodesign know-how enabled student to thrive during internship - Lara Garcia, Penn State MLA and Geodesign Certificate candidate discusses her internship at Esri.
EJInsight: Women’s participation helps unlock the potential of GIS - "To promote geospatial data and GIS requires diversified thinking. Therefore, attracting more women to join the industry has become the key." The author's bio says "Adjunct Professor, Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences; and Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong." It does not say, but really should, "Dr. Winnie Tang (鄧淑明博士), Chairman, Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited."
Silicon Republic: ‘Geospatial science underpins almost every aspect of our everyday lives’ - Q&A with Prof Tim McCarthy of Maynooth University.