May 31, 2017

My name is Bruce Duane, and I am a civil engineering major at Clemson University. During the spring of 2017, I have had the privilege of being a YouthMappers intern with the US Agency for International Development's GeoCenter. My experience with YouthMappers has been o...

May 22, 2017

Learning how to digitize maps through Open Source Mapping platform was one of the most meaningful and surprising moments while studying abroad here at the George Washington University. I always have enthusiasm to make a good use of my knowledge for society, and OSM giv...

KATHMANDU, NEPAL; WASHINGTON, DC — More than ten million changes have been made recently to the world’s free, editable public map, OpenStreetMap, by YouthMappers, a network of university students who have united to create and use open spatial data to directly address d...


Is it possible to offer truly meaningful global learning experiences through a technical mapping course? Is it reasonable to think we might help build a socially engaged citizenry while we teach and learn about technology?

As the spring semester wraps up at Texas...

May 8, 2017

Hello all! YoLani here, giving a big a shout out from the Mason Mappers chapter at George Mason University! We’ve had a whirlwind of events going on from workshops to map-a-thons, but there’s been one project we’ve been working on that’s shown us that history never end...

May 1, 2017

Hello everyone, my name is Nick Altizer! I am a first year graduate student at the University of Central Florida pursuing a Masters in Sociology. Over the course of this past semester I have also been a virtual intern through the USAID GeoCenter. I was first introduced...

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