Summer of Maps is a fellowship program that matches nonprofit organizations that have spatial analysis needs with talented students pursuing careers in geospatial data analysis to complete projects over a three-month period during the summer.
Check out this video to learn more about Summer of Maps.
2017 Fellows & Nonprofit Projects
We are pleased to announce the Summer of Maps fellows and nonprofits that have been selected for the 2017 season.
Jianting Zhao, Master’s candidate in Urban Spatial Analytics at the University of Pennsylvania, working with:
- Clean Air Council – An Analysis of Bike Parking Demand in Center City Philadelphia
- Human Computation Institute – Crowdsourced mapping to support sustainable development in rural Tanzania
Sarah Gates, Master of Science candidate in Geographic Information Science for Development and Environment at Clark University, working with:
- The Fair Tech Collective, Drexel University – Petrochemical Pollution Footprint
- World Resources Institute – Data Driven Conservation in Salonga National Park
Julia Heslin, Master’s of Arts candidate in Geography at Towson University, working with:
- Speak to Your Health! Community Survey – Mapping Impact of the Flint Water Crisis on Community Health
- The Common Market – Regional economy, food security, and agricultural sustainability impact of The Common Market
Get Involved in the Future of Summer of Maps
We are very excited to work with our 2017 Summer of Maps fellows and support them through their work with these organizations. Students interested in the 2018 program or nonprofits that would like to submit a project, please visit the Get Involved page of the Summer of Maps website.
To learn more details about each project, check out the 2017 project descriptions.
Become a Sponsor
Summer of Maps is organized by Azavea, but we are always looking for partners or sponsors! Please reach out if you are interested in sponsoring a fellow, mentor, or nonprofit organization for 2017!
If you would like more information about the Summer of Maps program or about ways you can get involved, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.