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Posted on June 22, 2016 by Melissa Golden

VIAlogue Summer 2016 Issue

Check out the latest issue of VIAlogue, VIA’s seasonal newsletter! In this issue we celebrate 10 years working with local schools and NGOs in Myanmar (Burma), introduce our new strategic plan – VIA 2020, and more… VIAlogue-Summer-2016

Posted on June 17, 2016 by Tim Clark
Myanmar Study Tour

Join the Myanmar Study Tour!

Tour Dates: September 29 – October 16, 2016 Registration Deadline: August 1, 2016 (for group airfare rate, register by June 24, 2016) Join veteran VIA travelers and first-time visitors for a timely examination of Myanmar’s political life and civil society,

Posted on May 11, 2016 by Kazuya Aoshima, VIA Next Innovators Tokyo
Alumni News Japan Reunion

VIA Alumni Reunion Event

Next Innovators Tokyo (NIT) is an alumni group for those who participated in VIA’s ESI and DSI programs. They recently teamed up with the Japan Alumni Committee (JAC) to hold an alumni reunion event in Tokyo. -What motivated you to

Posted on March 21, 2016 by Christina Bui - VIA Fellow @ Pacific Links Foundation in Long Xuyen, Vietnam
Christina at Can Cau Market

A Life-Changing Experience

We followed two girls back to their homes during our scholarship recipient survey visits If you had asked me a year ago where I thought I would be by 2016, never in a million years would I say “Vietnam.” A

Posted on December 5, 2015 by Melissa Golden
Soccer Innovation

Soccer & Social Innovation?

“Before I joined DSI, I was only a soccer coach for high-school students. ‘I want to change myself,’ I thought.” And that was just what Ryoma Tanaka did. A law student at Keio University, he still coaches soccer for high-school

Posted on October 5, 2015 by Melissa Golden

What did we do this summer?

Tiyi, [our first participant from France!] now studying at the International School of Asia, Karuizawa in Japan, shares a rundown of all the things she did and learned at ESI this summer. Thanks for bringing all your insights and ideas,