Posted on November 9, 2018 by Melissa Golden

Meet the Spring 2019 Social Innovation Programs Team!

This summer we are looking forward to having an amazing team of coordinators for the February Exploring Social Innovation (ESI) Program and March Design-Thinking for Social Innovation (DSI) Program. Learn more about these energetic innovators who are excited to

Posted on October 18, 2018 by Wenyu Xi

Exploring Innovation Within the System

Wenyu (Echo) Xi, ESI February & July 2018 Coordinator This summer, I served as a coordinator for VIA’s Exploring Social Innovation (ESI) program in the Bay Area. What I love about ESI is how it gathers people with diverse backgrounds

Posted on October 8, 2018 by Melissa Golden

Alumni Interview: Laura Shirreff

2005 Bali Summer Immersion alumna Laura Shirreff shares her reflections on a global journey exploring the intersection of sustainability, design, and culture. How did you become interested in this particular VIA program and the topic of Fair Trade?  I was

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