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 one that I very much stumbled up...

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 gives a perfect opportunity for ev...

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 development challenges in the mo...

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 Tech University, I would answer...

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 ends. No matter how long the stret...

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