In our first six months, #youthmappers from around the world have contributed nearly 1 million edits to OpenStreetMap!

We have grown from our founding three chapters at GWU, WVU and TTU to nineteen universities in the Americas, Africa, and Asia. Our work has focused on USAID priorities   for food security in Bangladesh, malaria prevention in Mozambique, and natural disasters in Ecuador.  Thanks to the enthusiasm and energy of students and their advisors, the network is off to a great start!
16 Inaugural Chapters Welcomed to the Network
CoPI Dr. Brent McCusker of West Virginia University presents an inaugural chapter certificate to the students at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
Students in sixteen universities have formed new groups or affiliated their existing student organizations into the YouthMappers network of chapters.  In the United States, we are joined by Kansas  State  University, University of Central Florida, College of William & Mary, George Mason University, New York University, Clemson University, California  University  of Pennsylvania, SUNY at Geneseo, SUNY at Fredonia, and Cornell University. See also the list of international chapters featured below.
University of Cape Coast, GHANA 

University of Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA
University of Panama, PANAMA
University of Malawi, MALAWI
Royal University of Bhutan, BHUTAN

Tribhuvan University, NEPAL

Partnership Corner
HOT Task in Ecuador
The magnitude 7.8 earthquake activated a Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team task and youthmappers responded.
UCGIS Webinar
Get the backstory on why we do what we do in this webinar recorded on open mapping for resilience.
ArcWatch Feature
YouthMappers were the subject of an extended article in Esri's widely distributed news magazine. 
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