SotM Africa 2019 held in Ivory Coast was my first ever SotM Africa conference. The conference lasted for three days from 21st November, 2019 to 23rd November, 2019. My journey started with a road trip that took ten hours by bus from Cape Coast in Ghana through to VITIB in Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast....

YouthMappers is an international consortium of university students mapping clubs, with local chapters in universities of various countries. Members of this organisation capitalize on the web-based open geospatial technologies such as OpenStreetMap to create more resilient communities by mapping it.


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Adele Birkenes, Vassar College ‘20, and Siennah Yang, Vassar College ‘18, created an interactive ArcGIS Online web map of community resources and businesses in Dutchess County, New York. The map currently includes food pantries, meal programs, school meal distri...

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