Introducing the Code for Canada Drone Team
We will be working with Transport Canada to conduct user research with drone pilots, and prototype digital tools to help them fly safely and in accordance with new regulations.
Fatima Sarah Khalid — Developer
Fatima is a software engineer and civic hacker with experience working inside and outside of government. Her adventures in civic tech have taken her from the U.S. to Canada, and she’s worked for clients like Microsoft, the City of Boston and Digital Echidna.
She’s deeply committed to making technology spaces more inclusive, and passionate about building open source tools that reflects the needs and desires of the people who use them. For Fatima, the Code for Canada fellowship is an opportunity to build technology that makes a meaningful impact in people’s lives.
Andee Pittman — UX Designer
Andee is an experienced UX designer and consultant from British Columbia with a focus on social innovation and participatory design. She blends her design practice with a strong social conscience and has worked on challenges ranging from blockchain applications, to housing and reconciliation.
She is excited to explore how participatory design can be used to deliver digital products in government, and is committed to bringing values of reconciliation, diversity and accessibility to her work with Transport Canada.
Jennifer Payne — Product Manager
Jennifer is a committed design researcher with an MSc in human-computer interaction. She has run user research studies for clients ranging from American Express to the United Nations, where she worked on a tool to help UN analysts query social media data.
She strives to promote curiosity, empathy, inclusion and collaboration in her design and product practice. As a Code for Canada fellow, she’s excited to work with her team and government partners on a project that will make a positive impact on the lives of Canadians.