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Introducing the 2018 YouthMappers Research Fellows!

We are very excited to announce the 2018 YouthMappers Research Fellows!

These seven teams were carefully selected to participate in a 9-month program designed to enlist, enable, and showcase the contributions of open geospatial data for research on resilience of vulnerable populations around the world. Over the life of the program, the teams will have the opportunity to interact and exchange ideas with the other teams from around the world!

This summer, they will take part in customized technical training sessions, engage in scientific discussions, and share about successful data and analysis practices during the research symposium hosted by The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.

2018 YouthMappers Research Fellows

Airin Akter, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Mentor: Nahid Rezwana, University of Dhaka

Chomba Chishala, University of Zambia, Zambia

Mentor: Benard Chileshe, University of Zambia

Dennis Aibuedefe Irorere, Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria

Mentor: Adeoluwa Stephen Akande, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Ingrid Martha Kintu, Makerere University, Uganda

Mentor: Anthony Gidudu, Makerere University

Maria Fernanda Peña Valencia, University of Antioquia, Colombia

Mentor: Natália da Silveira Arruda, University of Antioquia

Michael Montani, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Mentor: Renato Casagrandi, Politecnico di Milano

Rubainatu Chalpang Adam, University of Mines and Technology, Ghana

Mentor: Naa Dedei Tagoe, University of Mines and Technology, Ghana

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