Noemi Mendez is a Data Dissemination Specialist at the United States Census Bureau. Currently, she is responsible for public relations, outreach and training the public on how to access and use census data. She specializes in working with grant writers, GIS users, businesses and the educational institutions.
In addition to holding these positions in the federal government, Noemi has worked at the Maryland Department of Juvenile Justice and as a GIS/Logistics consultant in the private sector. She teaches GIS courses at Johns Hopkins University and Temple University. Noemi has a B.A. in Geography and International Relations from Syracuse University.
Noemi is also a member of Gamma Theta Upsilon International Geographic Honor Society, Association of American Geographers, Women in GIS and the Society of Women Geographers. She teaches also serves as an advisor for the Temple University Professional Masters GIS program.