Feb 12, 2019 6:30 PM
Mary-Ellen Feeney
Antarctica for STEM

Mary-Ellen Feeney has been an active member of the spatial and surveying community since 1998 working in federal government, academic and private sector roles, as well as managing projects for state, local and federal government agencies and the private sector. In her professional life at Jacobs, Mary-Ellen is Global Technology Leader, Geospatial in Information management, Automated Workflows and Digital Engineering. Jacob’s spatial group is one of the largest and most diverse spatial information consultancies of its type in the world. 

In 2018 Mary Ellen was chosen as one of 80 women from all across the world to be part of Homeward Bound 2019. Homeward Bound is a ground breaking leadership, strategic and science initiative and outreach for women, set against the backdrop of Antarctica. The initiative aims to heighten the influence and impact of women with a science background in order to influence policy and decision making as it shapes our planet.  Homeward Bound aims to train a thousand female scientists over the next ten years to have a more powerful voice at the global leadership table and be visible role models for future generations.

Mary Ellen is also one of our own, she is married to club member and Sailors Bay Ward Councillor Denis Fernandez, is a mum of 3 and lives in Castlecrag