January 28, 2020

STUDENTS AND FACULTY FROM NINE YOUTHMAPPERS CHAPTERS SELECTED TO SERVE AS RESEARCH FELLOW AND MENTOR TEAMS TO FILL DATA GAPS IN THE WORLD’S OPEN MAP.

Nine students and their faculty advisors from  universities with official YouthMappers chapters in good-standing have be...

July 2, 2019

We are very excited to announce the YouthMappers Regional Ambassadors. During their one year appointment, the 14 selected ambassadors will contribute directly to the growth of the YouthMappers network through local outreach by recruiting highly motivated students...

December 13, 2018

Next month, the 2019 Leadership Fellows will convene at the University of Pretoria in Pretoria, South Africa for a nine-day workshop. Twenty-two fellows were carefully selected as finalists because of their leadership potential, technical abilities in open mapping, and...

April 27, 2018

We are very excited to announce the 2018 YouthMappers Research Fellows!

These seven teams were carefully selected to participate in a  9-month program designed to enlist, enable, and showcase the contributions of open geospatial data for research on resilience of vulner...

March 23, 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 w...

March 7, 2018

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...

February 20, 2018

On behalf of the YouthMappers steering committee, we are pleased to announce the 2018 YouthMappers Chapter Awards! We selected a number of chapter groups for special recognition for their inspiring accomplishments over the past year from information submitted in annual...

February 8, 2018

YouthMappers welcomes its 100th chapter in 100 weeks, Karatina University in Nyeri County, Kenya. Karatina University’s School of Natural Resources and Environment celebrated Global GIS day in November 2017, during which many undergraduate students majoring in GIS expr...

February 6, 2018

We are very proud to introduce the YouthMappers Resource Library! This new platform for chapters is the culmination for months of work by YouthMappers Leadership Fellows, YouthMappers Staff, and YouthMappers faculty advisors. Through the Resource Library, chapter membe...

January 3, 2017

Mapping the greater Cape Coast metropolitan area was initiated as a learning exercise for University of Cape Coast students. Data will be used by students to promote the use and adoption of open geographic data among local government actors. The anticipated impact of t...

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