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Alumni News

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

Posted on August 6, 2018 by Melissa Golden

VIA Holds First Ever Alumni Leadership Summit!

In June, VIA held its first Alumni Leadership Summit as part of a new initiative in building a sustainable, engaged, and interconnected alumni community. Alumni spanning 8 years of VIA experiences and 8 different programs gathered in Chiang Mai for

Posted on April 4, 2018 by Alison Tominaga

Contraceptive Diplomacy: Interview with Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci

Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci, PhD, joined VIA’s American Culture & Society program at Stanford University in 2001. Her interest in cross-cultural learning and the US led her to return for a graduate degree and ultimately influenced the evolution of her PhD research.