Map by Julia Kleine.

FOUNDING CHAPTERS

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YOUTHMAPPERS

at Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

 

As one of the co-founding chapters of the network, the TTU YouthMappers are enthusiastic to serve as interdisciplinary leaders to help create open geographic data and analyses that address locally defined development challenges worldwide. The chapter strives to exchange and collaborate with other chapters around the globe while also offering themselves as a local resource and service to Texas Tech student organizations in ways that add value to their respecitive campus activities through mapping.

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HUMANITARIAN MAPPING SOCIETY

at The George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia

 

Models of leadership and engagement, HMS seeks to render aid and better the world through humanitarian Geographic Information Systems (GIS) projects.

This co-founding affiliated chapter on the campus of GWU has a plethora of experience to share, and frequently partners directly with USAID, the American Red Cross, and the US Department of State in their DC area to expand student-led efforts and serve the global community.

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MAPTIME MORGANTOWN

at West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

Working as a collaborative team, this co-founding chapter focuses on providing an open learning environment for those interested in working on projects that intersect international development, emergency response, and geographic information science.
They connect beginners and experts by providing technical training and experience in building meaningful and useful geographic infrastructure data, while connecting to sister cities around the world.

INAUGURAL CHAPTERS

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GHANA UCC GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY

University of Cape Coast

Cape Coast, GHANA

 

We are a society that encompasses all students who are reading and read geography in the Department of Geography and Regional Planning at the University of Cape Coast. Our main aim is to promote interest in the discipline inside and outside of the classroom. Our motto is “We comprehend the Earth and its inhabitants.”

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PRETORIA YOUTHMAPPERS

 

University of Pretoria

Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA

 

The students who map Pretoria are supported by the University of Pretoria's Centre for Geoinformation Science, a platform from where the excellence of UP individuals and teams involved in geographic information science (GISc) research, education and training, professional development and community engagement is encouraged and strengthened through collaborations, education and training and  alliances within

South Africa and abroad.

 

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GAMMA THETA UPSILON

BETA PSI

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas

 

We are the Kansas State University Chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon, an international geography honor society with affiliation to YouthMappers. We have been active with mapping for OSM and conducted a mapathon called "Map for Nepal," in which we used OpenStreetMap to digitize unmapped areas of Nepal after the earthquake in 2015.

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GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SOCIETY

University of Central Florida

Orlando, Florida

 

Our mission is to foster a social and educational environment for all majors who are interested in the discussion and application of GIS. Group and community events throughout the academic year organize students to volunteer to help local and regional communities by using community-based GIS projects and educating local middle and high school students on the use and application of GIS.

ALL OVER THE MAP!

College of William & Mary

Williamsburg, Virginia

 

The students who are all over the map are supported by the Center for Geospatial Analysis, a group integrating GIS across the curriculum and providing student and faculty with hardware, software, and expertise.  Students of all backgrounds utilize GIS across campus, including environmental science and policy, geology, history, business, sociology, biology, anthropology, public policy, and marine sciences.

 

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MASON MAPPERS

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia

 

Mason Mappers Student Society is a humanitarian mapping student organization in the George Mason University GGS Department, and its goal is to promote education and knowledge in geo-technologies, geo-info science, to foster good global stewardship and engage in professional development while building a positive, interactive geo-community, as well as shaping students into leaders of tomorrow.  

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MAPPING CORPS

New York University

New York City, New York

 

The NYU mobile health or “mHealth” research initiative focuses on development of systems that link people - usually via their phones - to the places that they live and traverse, and thus supports novel research on the way phones and maps can be leveraged to understand behavioral decision making and ultimately health outcomes.  

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YOUTHMAPPERS

at Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina

 

Students in Clemson are supported by the Center for Geospatial Technologies, a community of interdisciplinary geospatial science practitioners supporting research, teaching, and outreach activities using technologies that enable the collection, analysis, and application of geospatial data. Students integrate geospatial technologies within their scholarly activities across all disciplines and build connections throughout the world.

 

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JOVENES MAPEADORES

Universidad de Panamá

Panama City, PANAMA

 

Student mappers in Panama work with open spatial data to help identify, define, address, and create meaning about locally defined development challenges. They collaborate with students from other countries on community mapping topics from ecotourism to food security, from biodiversity to indigenous issues, promoting a humanistic vision through scientific perspectives.

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CAL U GIS CLUB

California University of Pennsylvania

California, Pennsylvania

 

GIS Students at Cal U learn to apply spatial theory to the real world. The university degree program focuses on geography as well as utilizing GIS in emergency management.

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CHANCO MALAWI YOUTHMAPPERS

University of Malawi

Zomba, MALAWI

 

Chanco Malawi Youth Mappers is the student mapping organization for the University of Malawi's Chancellor College. The students in this chapter focus on mapping for Malawi's development and science needs.

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SUNY GENESEO GIS ASSOCIATION

State University of New York Geneseo

Geneseo, New York

 

We spread awareness, support, education, volunteerism, and career advancement opportunities in geographic information systems, across disciplines and departments, in the context of SUNY Geneseo, the local community, and global community.

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GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY

Royal University of Bhutan

Kanglung, BHUTAN

 

The Geographical Society, Department of Geography & Planning, Sherubtse College, with support from the 'Center for Climate Change and Spatial Information" has made several efforts to create awareness and address important issues, at the local and national level. We now join hands with the international student-centered Youth Mappers network on "Mapping for Resilience" and contribute to a global 'Happiness'!

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GEOMATICS ENGINEERING STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

Tribhuvan University

Pokhara, NEPAL

 

This organization is the student forum of Geomatics Engineering students of Tribhuvan University , Institute of Engineering on the Pashchimanchal campus. Established since the beginning of the degree program, students have been active in mapping and leadership and are thrilled to be a part of the YouthMappers network.

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GEOVENTURERS

SUNY at Fredonia

Fredonia, New York

 

GeoVenturers is a group of students joining together across a number of majors on our campus that see geospatial technologies as a tool to serve others and to bring people together. Mentoring for the group brings in science education from the department of curriculum and instruction. We hope that we can bring our skills to play in helping make people's lives better.

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MAPPING SOCIETY

at Cornell University

Ithaca, New York

 

Cornell students and faculty use open data and open source software to address challenges at local, national, and global scales. In doing so, we advance our academic and personal goals of developing our own skills around GIS and spatial literacy.

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GOOD MAPPERS

Busitema University

Butisema, UGANDA

 

Good mappers is a team of students in Busitema University. Its main objective is to create a community of experienced mappers who can contribute to the world map.

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GRUPO MESH

Universidad de La Guajira

Riohacha, COLOMBIA

 

Grupo Mesh is a student organization at the Universidad de la Guajira in Colombia, including students from the program of Environmental Engineering who learn cartography and open mapping.

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OPENSTREETMAP 

YOUTHMAPPERS

Khulna University

Khulna, BANGLADESH

 

KU students and faculty from multiple disciplines are experienced at creating open data for OSM to address local challenges of development, including food security and other topics. 

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OPENSTREETMAP YOUTHMAPPERS

Dhaka University

Dhaka, BANGLADESH

 

It's a great privilege for the students of University of Dhaka to map for humanitarian purposes. Our chapter gives the opportunity to the students for helping people and use mapping for humanitarian purposes.

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GEOSPATIAL ENGINEERING STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

University of Nairobi

Nairobi, KENYA

 

UN students are working with the local OSM community, Map Kibera, and GrouthTruth to learn about open mapping and contribute data for needs in their urban communities.

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GRUPO UN

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Bogota, COLOMBIA

 

Students are uniting to map and network with university students across the country of Colombia and across the globe.  Geographic specialties include affiliation with microbiology and health disciplines.

CARTOGRAFOS UNIANDES

Universidad de Los Andes

Bogota, COLOMBIA

We are a circle of student participation that seeks to use mapping and spatial reasoning as a means to create bonds of cooperation and integration between the university and society by addressing different spatial, social, political , economic and cultural dynamics. 

MAPPERS FOR LIFE

Uganda Christian University Mbale Campus

Mbale, UGANDA

"We are Team Mappers for life! Please come and join us as we map together!" This group works from the Department of Information Technology at the UCU.

MEMBER CHAPTERS

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GEOMATICA UdeA

Universidad de Antioquia

Medellin, COLOMBIA

 

We are a new group interested in geomatics and geography, participating in mapping with others in our country and in the YouthMappers network.

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GEO YOUTHMAPPERS

Makerere University

Kampala, UGANDA

 

Geo YouthMappers is a Makerere University based mapping chapter esteemed to apply the spatial conception to the real world.We have collaborated on various mapping events with OSM. Our main aim is the desire to simplify data and make it readily available mostly for disaster preparedness."We map the world and change lives."

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YOUTHMAPPERS DHAKA COLLEGE

Dhaka College

Dhaka, BANGLADESH

YouthMappers DhakaCollege is an approach by students to help mapping vulnerable areas of the world as a part of Humanitarian Action. YouthMappers  gives the opportunity to the students for helping people and using mapping for humanitarian purposes. This open geographic data can be used for educational, navigational and other humanitarian purposes. Happy mapping.

YOUTHMAPPERS SAN BUENAVENTURA

Universidad de San Buenaventura

Medellin, COLOMBIA

 

We are pleased to join YouthMappers mapping for a better world and community.

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GDEV

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

Nyeri, KENYA

GDEV is a group of enthusiastic GIS group at DeKUT that aims at helping students share, engage and learn from each other in matters geospatial

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GEOGRAPHY GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION

University of South Carolina

Colombia, South Carolina

The GGSA is a fully student-run organization, designed to serve as an advocate and resource for all geography graduate students by filling the role of liaison between the department and students. Our goal is to further professional, academic, and personal development of graduate students interested in the field of geography and its sub disciplines.

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YOUTHMAPPERS FUTA SPACE CLUB

Federal University of Technology, Akure

Akure, NIGERIA

 

Our mission is to raise the next generation of Space Leaders. Activities include research and capacity building in Remote Sensing, GIS, Climate Change, Astronomy, Cosmology, Space Engineering, Global Navigation, Robotics and Space Education.

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SC MAPPERS

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

We see the world differently: we view it through a spatial lens. With the power of spatial thinking, we connect place and space to help address global challenges. Collaborate with us!

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GEOGRAPHY STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

Moi University

Eldoret, KENYA

The Geography Students Association at Moi University (GEOSAMU) explores, discovers and aims at developing the entire world through the young Geo-Spatial analysts. 

GEOSAMU is part of the Department of Geography.

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ABU GEOMAPPERS

Ahmadu Bello University

Zaria, NIGERIA

We are a group of Data driven Humanitarian mappers, who are dedicated to rendering humanitarian service in response to disaster and mitigation. We are glad to contribute our expertise and knowledge through mapping, and helping to spread #OpenEvangelism through Training, and collaboration.

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EVER LAST YOUTHMAPPERS

Kumi University

Kumi District, UGANDA

This energetic group of students organizes within the faculty of Science and Information Technology.  

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CSGU MAPPERS

Gulu University

Gulu, UGANDA

The CSGU Mappers are the Computing Society at Gulu University. This chapter is creative, passionate, innovative and ready to map Uganda and the world at large, beyond other people's imagination.

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MAP BY NORTHWEST

University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

Map By Northwest aims to engage undergraduate students at the University of Oregon in mapping projects to assist in humanitarian causes and for conducting geographic research. We welcome students from all disciplines to join us in our mapping adventures.

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YOUTHMAPPERS AT AUW

Asian University for Women

Chittagong, BANGLADESH

The Asian University for Women seeks to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the businesses and communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable human and economic development in Asia and throughout the world.

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POLIMAPPERS

Politecnico di Milano

Milan, ITALY

PoliMappers is a volunteer students’ association based at Politecnico di Milano (Italy). The mission of the group is to promote mapping across different realities within the university as well as among primary and secondary schools, in order to train and motivate the next generation of volunteer mappers.

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YEKA STREET MGA

Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería

Managua, NICARAGUA

YEKA STREET is a work team constituted by five architecture students from Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria at Managua, Nicaragua. With the principal purpose of apply our knowledge and skills using many tools and apps to map areas in our cities and contribute to the development community projects and disasters relieve plans. We want to lead the way adding more students from all careers and universities in our country to join us at this cause, increasing in this way the life level and reducing the population vulnerability.

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YOUTHMAPPERS AT BOGOTA

Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas

Bogota, COLOMBIA

The Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas is a public, coeducational, research university based in Bogotá, Colombia with a population of 26,140 students.

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STUDENT'S GEOGRAPHICAL ASSOCIATION

Fourah Bay College

Freetown, SIERRA LEONE

 

The Student's Geographical Association- Youth Mappers is an association of Fourah Bay College Students with the common goals of mapping out vulnerable places in Sierra Leone and the world at large for relief and other beneficial purposes,carry out Research and other educative endeavors. The chapter consists of young people with great ideas, development oriented with the capacity to relate with each other, comprehend and implement sustainable developmental projects as a team.

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JUNIOR PHILIPPINES COMPUTER SOCIETY

Far Eastern University - Institute of Technology

Manila, PHILIPPINES

FEU has been recognized as one of the leading universities in the Philippines. Its mission centers on producing graduates who have contributed to the advancement of the country. The university continuously challenges itself to raise the bar of excellence to achieve a top-tier status not only in the Philippines but also in the South East Asian region

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MAPPING CLUB

University of California, Davis

Davis, CALIFORNIA

PoliMappers is a volunteer students’ association based at Politecnico di Milano (Italy). The mission of the group is to promote mapping across different realities within the university as well as among primary and secondary schools, in order to train and motivate the next generation of volunteer mappers.

​OUR NEWEST CHAPTERS:

  • General Lansana Conte University, Guinea

  • Gujarat University, India

  • Central Washington University, USA

  • University of Vermont, USA

  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

  • University Of Liberia, Liberia

  • Stella Maris Polytechnic, Liberia

  • African Methodist Episcopal University, Liberia

  • Cuttington University, Liberia

  • Institute of Science and Veterinary Medicine Dalaba, Guinea

  • Université de N'Zérékoré, Guinea 

  • University of Maryland - College Park, USA

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Map by Julia Kleine.

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