Welcome Ryan Williams!

Ryan Taylor Williams, a native North Texan, is a geospatial researcher committed to the analysis and visualization of data for urban resilience, sustainability, conservation, and equitable and transparent community building. Before joining bcWorkshop, Ryan served as an AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow and Data Coordinator for Citizen Schools, and as a freelance planner, cartographer, and GIS consultant in New England for a variety of planning, international development, and municipal organizations. His past research experiences include projects with DesignTank, MassAdubon Society, and TerraCarbon, and has presented work at the American Geophysical Union, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and NASA. Ryan grew up in rural North Texas and received his Bachelor of Arts with honors in Urban Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and his Masters of Science degree in GIS for Development and the Environment from Clark University in Worcester, MA.