Learn How College Students Are Defining Humanitarian Mapping

Are you ready to empower students? YouthMappers are college students making a difference with geospatial technology. The consortium organizes a global community of learners, researchers, educators, and scholars to create and use open geographic data that directly address locally-defined development challenges worldwide. Students and their faculty advisors in the US and in developing nations are invited to learn more about YouthMappers, an international university consortium on Mapping for Resilience.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • About the tools of humanitarian mapping
  • About the great work completed by the YouthMappers
  • How to join YouthMappers

Speakers

Dr. Patricia Solis, YouthMappers and Arizona State University

Dr. Thomas Mueller, Professor, California University of Pennsylvania and Adjunct Professor, Northeastern University


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YouthMappers Information from the webinar

www.youthmappers.org/participate - to start a new chapter

www.youthmappers.org/chapters - to see existing chapters in a map or listing

www.youthmappers.org/projects - to see where we have worked

 For those who want to start incorporating humanitarian mapping into their curriculum the resources on our wiki: https://sites.google.com/view/youthmapperswiki/higher-ed

To be inspired with stories: www.youthmappers.org/blog 

Follow them on Twitter @youthmappers

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/youthmappers/



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This webinar is part of a partnership between The National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence and Directions Magazine.

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