December 27, 2016

YouthMappers introduced me to a new form of mapping which was hassle free. Nothing is more exciting than to be able to overcome a complex task with ease and still be able to contribute to meaningful solutions. JOSM was like my ice cream that did not require me to share...

November 30, 2016

Asian University for Women, situated at Chittagong in Bangladesh, is the first and so far only all women's university chapter of YouthMappers. AUW is an international university. This university and Texas Tech University, USA organized a training and mapathon on OpenSt...

September 15, 2016

The University of Cape Coast in Ghana was the very first inaugural chapter of the YouthMappers network. Their enthusiasm to take their GIS skills into the world of open mapping culminated this month in a 2-day training programme on campus that leveraged the Tasking Man...

August 3, 2016

As a part of the YouthMappers GeoCenter Virtual Internship this summer I was exposed to a variety of new technologies that have opened the door to the OpenSource world. During my time as an undergrad in Geography with a minor in Geospatial Technology, I became comforta...

July 22, 2016

Welcome to Tech Tips! Today we will be posting a technical tip to help us all become better and more efficient mappers. Our first Tech tip will feature JOSM, a tool to edit OpenStreetMap!

My name is Leigh, and I’m a senior at the College of William & Mary. I’m the found...

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