Category Archives: VIA's Exploring Social Innovation Program

Meet the 2016 ESI/DSI Coordinators from Japan!

This week, four university students from Japan officially joined our social innovation programs team. We had a chance to catch up with them and ask them to share a little about themselves. Spring 2016 Exploring Social Innovation (ESI) Program Coordinators … Continue reading

Yeji & Apiwan

A “Digital Nomad” exploring co-working spaces & connecting with VIA alumni around the world!

by Yeji Cheon, VIA 2007 AUSL participant and August 2015 ESI Community Coordinator for Community Engagement I joined VIA’s AUSL (Asia-US Service Learning) program in the summer of 2007, right after I entered university. It was indeed a life-changing month … Continue reading

Education ✖ Innovation at Sophia University

By Hirona Hono, Program Director and Japan Outreach Liaison On May 19th, 2015 VIA’s Senior Stanford Program Director, Kazutoh Ishida, was invited as a facilitator for the “Education x Innovation Seminar” at Sophia University. During the event, experts and educators … Continue reading

VIA Kicks-off 50th Anniversary Celebration in Tokyo: Inspires “Yes, And! Mindset” at Jan 19 Social Innovation Forum

On January 19, VIA kicked off its 50th year at Keio University in Tokyo with a spectacular array of practitioners and scholars, who led  a full day of presentations and workshops on education and community engagement available to a broad … Continue reading