How does it feel when you know you are one of the few who are attending a mapping conference in Nepal without GIS background? It makes you feel uncomfortable realizing many participants have long lists of academic and working experience in OSM and GIS! It really does....

June 14, 2017

The 2017 YouthMappers Leadership Workshop was an unforgettable event in my life. It cannot be explained in a word that this workshop boosted knowledge, experience and friendship. I have a little bit of experience to join a national level workshop, but this is my first...

June 13, 2017

Hi everyone! My name is Marcela and I recently joined the YouthMappers team as a Research Associate at Texas Tech University’s Center for Geospatial Technology. I am inspired by your commitment to understanding and addressing global issues while striving to build resil...

June 12, 2017

It all started with an application.

YouthMappers presented members of different chapters around the world the opportunity to apply for its 2017 fellowship program. Over 80 people around the globe applied but only 20 candidates were chosen. “Congratulations! You have bee...

On May 26th, 2017, keeping in mind the importance of maps, GESAN (Geomatics Engineering Students’ Association Nepal) and Kathmandu Living Labs (KLL)-Pokhara jointly organized two day training for geomatics students, targeting first year and second year students from Pa...

June 5, 2017

There are only a few more rewarding experiences than traveling and making new friends and this was proven for the first YouthMappers Leadership Fellows workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal.

80 students from around the world applied late 2016 to become leadership fellows respond...

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