A Step-by-Step Guide: How to Apply for YouthMappers Programs

YouthMappers offers many unique programs to its member chapters so we've summarized how to apply for these opportunities below: How To: Earn Chapter Designation YouthMappers and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap (HOT) have merged their platforms to encourage collaboration between various universities and across their combined global network. To become a HOT University Club you must complete the following: (1) Be a current and active member group of YouthMappers Click here to start you application! (2) Promote a focus on open mapping for humanitarian priorities conducted through HOT This includes mapping for disaster relief and preparedness (3) Participate consistently in one or more HOT working

YouthMapper selected as one of 24 Under 24 Leaders and Innovators in STEAM and Space Awards 2018

Temidayo Oniosun, a YouthMappers Leadership Fellow from the Federal University of Technology in Akure, Nigeria, has been selected as one of 24 under 24 leaders and innovators in STEAM and Space Awards honoring some of the brightest students and young people who are positioned to shape our future for the better! To learn more about the winners and the STEAM and Space awards, visit

Cultivating a generation of young leaders once principle at a time.

Traveling never seems to be much of an issue to us. We pull out our phone, type in a few numbers, and then an automated voice tells us where to go. Whether it is five minutes, or five hours, we put our trust into this device to get us where we need to go. But what about the places that don’t have this luxury? What about the communities who are not even on the map? Everyone deserves to be heard, just as much as everyone deserves to be seen. This is what YouthMappers is working to change. Our mission is to inspire youth leaders around the world to not only define their own world, but help others define theirs. With a wholesome and determined drive, YouthMappers is steadily rising closer and cl

Mapping Food Spaces for Diseases Control

Food security has been one issue everyone would like to be associated with, ensuring a secure future for the current generation is what we want to achieve through the intensive researches that are happening through research institutions and student based organizations. The major focuses seen in the fields have been centered at sustainable agriculture, food storage, proper usage, clean food and affordability. This is a better idea for the main challenges faced across poor nations and vulnerable societies. What is the role of mapping in all this development in food security? Definitely, it is evident that mapping plays unreplaceable role in the whole of the important phenomenon; this not limit

Dhaka College; The Statistical Team not only Dynamic

“I will do it. I want to do. I wish I will do it one day…” those sentences are not for this team. There is no place for a single performer. We are a team. Here, we do not have space for the word ‘I’ without the word ‘We’. We love to say “We did it. We've done it.” The team knows that the word ‘We’ is stronger than ‘I’. But here is a problem is that we don't want to show the team’s work more than they talks. But through this blog we want to inspire others for a competition of humanitarian work. We are a ghost. No one knows us but feels our contribution by our work. Missing Maps Leaderboard See the top 10 mappers of the missingmaps leaderboard. Here staying the three mappers (red marked).And i

To #LetGirlsMap for socio-economic development and vulnerable communities response is sacrosanct!

The role of women is indispensable in any nation. As evident worldwide, any country that takes its time to develop its women can be sure of development in the true sense. This is because women constitute the most important resource of any nation. Women raise children that grow up to be custodians of the future, are naturally endowed with potential for efficiency and limitless acumen that could be deployed to diversify and catalyze development. Blessing Oshoma and her friend Praise Omu during OSMGeoweek Mapathon 2017 As a Geography student, the map is our greatest tool. Maps are relevant to all walks of life. Maps have gone from what they used to be, drawn on large wooden boards to the digita

Celebrating International Women's Day!

Back by popular demand, we have reinstated the #LetGirlsMap campaign! Let Girls Map is a YouthMappers campaign active from International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018 to International Day of the Girl, October 11, 2018 featuring mapping efforts that support women and girls issues and to build inclusive mapping communities for female student mappers around the world. This year, we encourage you to map locally, map remotely, and help communities use spatial data. Put your own schools and clinics near you on OpenStreetMap by adding as many features (buildings and roads) as you can. Since they are local resources, discover important data attributes and add them to the map! You can also organize a ma

YouthMappers Leadership fellow selected to attend NNPHL3 Programme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - NEW YORK , February 21, 2018 YouthMappers 2017 Leadership Fellow Maliha Binte Mohiuddin from Bangladesh has been selected to attend the 2018 National NGO Program on Humanitarian Leadership (NNPHL) Programme! She is one of 28 students selected among 400 applicants. NNPHL is an innovative training and professional development initiative for humanitarian professionals. The 2018 NNPHL3 programme is a five-month training programme that runs from March to August and includes online e-learning modules, supplemental reading assignments, an intensive 5 day training in June in Manila, Philippines, two NNPHL Final Assignments, and one NNPHL Humanitarian "Voices from the Field" b

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