ITSRG Student Fellow and Geography and Urban Studies Graduate Fatima Abbas was recently featured in Temple University's Meet the 2008 Graduates article.
Her summer research for ITSRG was with the BITS program through the Graduate School's Summer Research Opportunities program.
Her summer research focused on promoting technological and community empowerment for underrepresented minorities in the context of geography education, blogs, and the creation of a community GIS. Her analysis was presented as "The Blog: A Tool in Youth Technology Instruction and GIS Development" on November 1, 2006, at the Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference of the Association of American Geographers held at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.
You can read more about Abbas HERE.