Reinventing Geospatial (RGi) Scholarship awarded for Geospatial and Engineering

Grace Henson, a sophomore geography major, has been awarded the Reinventing Geospatial (RGi) Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). According to Henson’s profile on the USGIF’s magazine, Trajectory, Henson was introduced to geographical information systems by the U.S. Army Geospatial Engineering school in 2020, and has an interest in cartography, biogeography and environmental planning. Henson serves as a GIS analyst, spending the past four years providing geospatial support to the Texas Army National Guard both overseas and at home. Congratulations, Grace!


RGi CTO Chitra Sivanandam joins Forbes Technology Council

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is pleased to announce that our CTO, Chitra Sivanandam, has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIO, CTOs, and technology executives.

“I’m excited to join this elite group of technology leaders,” said Chitra. “I look forward to sharing my insights and perspectives on how we can advance the geospatial aspects of AI, machine learning, data science, and wearables, among others, to foster collaborative thinking between industry and the Defense and Intelligence communities.”

As a member of the Forbes Technology Council, Chitra will share her expert insights in original business articles on, and contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other tech experts.

Chitra was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of her experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Chitra into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

For more information on how Chitra is making an impact within RGi and our community, visit

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