BiographyVero holds a PhD in Biology and a MSc degree in GIS and Remote Sensing. She is mostly interested in GIS and remote sensing uses and applications for public health, environmental monitoring and disaster management. She is a GRASS GIS and FOSS4G enthusiast and a very active promoter of Osgeo/FOSS4G philosophy everywhere: in conferences, courses, workshops and so on. She is mainly involved in GRASS GIS community contributing tutorials, examples, general documentation, user support, translations, etc. She is also a mentor for GRASS GIS in the Google Code-in contest to introduce high-school students to the open source world.