Six high school students from Hong Kong and 32 medical students from Japan, mainland China, and Taiwan participated in the Exploring Silicon Valley (ESV) program in July and Exploring Health Care (EHC) program in August, respectively. The high school students
Although VIA stopped sending volunteers to the Philippines decades ago, several recent programs have forged new connections.
Sergius Santos, a native of the Philippines, who also studied in Japan, joined the March 2018 Design-Thinking for Social Innovation (DSI) program in
Our alumni often apply their VIA experience to start new endeavors to address social issues. A few of our alumni entrepreneurs are highlighted here.
VIA’s programs, especially the Exploring Social Innovation (ESI) program which marks its 10th anniversary this year, give participants the opportunity to reflect on what kind of a person they want to become and serve as a launch pad for taking
I’m a participant from Japan. Before arriving, I worried about that I can get along with people in America. In this program, I researched about the bias toward LGBTQ because San Francisco is one of the areas which has LGBT
This summer we are looking forward to having an amazing team helping lead the American Language & Culture (ALC) Program at Stanford University. Learn more about this diverse cohort of university students and graduates representing perspectives from across the US,