Gina Porcena

 

 

 

Age: 42

 

Summary: Haitian noted topographer and director of the Institute of Space Geography at the National Centre of Geo-Spatial Information (CNIGS) that is also the headquarter of the national chapter of the Institute of Geography and History (IPGH) in Haiti who had recently participated as the Haitian delegate to the 39th annual meeting of IPGH's executive board in Vina del Mar, Chile when she assumed the direction of the Centre since 2006 and whose work has been recognized for advancing the Haitian capacity for geographic and spatial information with the assistance of the European Union and other sources of international cooperation.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

 

Born: September 4, 1967

 

Died: January 12, 2010

 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti