Announcing 2017 YouthMappers Chapter Awards

 

On behalf of the YouthMappers steering committee, I’m pleased to announce this list of 2017 YouthMappers Chapter Awards.

 

From information submitted in annual chapter reports, and from our knowledge of these outstanding student-led and organized activities, we have selected a number of chapter groups for special recognition for their inspiring accomplishments over the past year. 

 

 

Campus Outreach Award

For engaging many students across campus into the YouthMappers chapter, network and program activities, through training, workshops, seminars, mapathons, and GIS Day events.

 

ROYAL UNIVERSITY OF BHUTAN

Geographical Society and Department of Geography and Planning, Sherubtse College

TRIBHUVAN UNIVERSITY, NEPAL

Geomatics Engineering Students Association

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST, GHANA

UCC Geographical Society

 

 

Local Outreach Award

For engaging creatively with the local community around the YouthMappers chapter, network and program activities, events, and vision.

 

UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA

Centre for Geoinformation Science

for working with local high schools

 

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI, KENYA

Students in the Departments of Geography and of Geospatial and Space Technology

for mapping informal settlements with local residents

 

Community Outreach Award

 

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

Humanitarian Mapping Society

For engaging creatively and extensively with various federal and international agencies with humanitarian and development purposes around volunteer mapping, the YouthMappers chapter, network and mapathon events.

 

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY

YouthMappers at TTU

For engaging actively and generously to meet the needs and serve many other YouthMappers chapters through technical support, virtual training, new chapter orientation, mapping the network, and other collaborative activities across the network.

 

Chapter Partnership Award

For collaboratively building connections across chapters, engaging and exchanging creatively to support mutual interests and contributing to the vision of a global network of YouthMappers chapters working together to define the world by mapping it.

 

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

Appalachian Symposium

 

UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA

UNIVERSITY OF MALAWI, MALAWI

Chapter training partnership

 

DHAKA COLLEGE, BANGLADESH

ASIAN UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN

Chapter training partnership

 

BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY

UGANDA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY MBALE

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

KUMI UNIVERSITY

GULU UNIVERSITY

National Level Coordination

 

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA GUAJIRA

UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE COLOMBIA

UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES

UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTIOQUIA

UNIVERSIDAD DE SAN BUENAVENTURA – MEDELLIN

National Level Coordination

 

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT GENESEO

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT FREDONIA

CORNELL UNIVERSITY

2-Year College Pathways Event

 

Women’s Participation Award

For engaging through leadership and membership of a majority of female student mappers into their YouthMappers chapter, enriching the network and program activities, and carrying out a vision for an inclusive community that defines our world by mapping it.

 

University of Malawi, 51%

University of Pretoria, South Africa, 53.8%

University of Central Florida , 54.3%

George Mason University, 57.1%

The George Washington University, 60%

Makerere University, Uganda, 60%

College of William and Mary, 66.7%

Cornell University, 66.7%

Universidad de Panamá, 66.7%

Asian University for Women, Bangladesh, 100%

 

Best of Blog Award

Halle Miller

MURPHY, TEXAS

Far beyond the textbooks

 

Maliha Binte Mohiuddin

DHAKA UNIVERSITY

Mapping is like a box of chocolates

 

Zola Manyungwa

UNIVERSITY OF MALAWI

First International YouthMappers Exchange between Malawi and South Africa

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS!!

 

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