Three dozen students across five universities in Colombia joined forces to map tertiary roads in their country.  It was a friendly competition, where winning teams received mapping tools and the top two mappers earned a trip to a project site for more training in...

August 20, 2016

Hi! My name is Elizabeata Lienhard. I am an upcoming senior at West Virginia University. I am a double major in Geography with an emphasis on GIS and French. I am the president of Maptime Morgantown and WVU’s Geography Honor Society. I am interested in database managem...

July 20, 2016

       My name is Jin Lee and I am from Mason Mappers from George Mason University. 

Jin Lee, a student from George Mason University, and Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs 

       I volunteered at the 2nd Ann...

July 16, 2016

On July 7th, myself and dozens of other people from all different backgrounds, came together to bring notice to parts of the world that many people never get to see. A combination of students, leaders of government and YouthMappers members were mixed together among sev...

June 22, 2016

While YouthMappers is a network of university students, we are also keen on reaching out to secondary schools to reinforce pathways leading to higher education, including fields that contribute to open mapping for resilience.  Participating in geospatial mapping tasks...

April 1, 2016

For what may be the greatest number of university sites connected remotely and simultaneously in the US for a mapathon, five universities, chapters of YouthMappers, joined up on April 1st, 2016 in San Fransisco, Washington, DC, Morgantown, West Virginia, Lubbock Texas,...

March 30, 2016

Hundreds of individuals, both in person and remotely, contributed time and effort to the mapathon at the American Association of Geographers in San Francisco!   


Over the three-day event, more than 17,000 buildings and 5,000 km of roads were added to OpenStre...

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