This summer we have an amazing team of social innovation coordinators. Learn more about these energetic innovators who are excited to inspire the next generation of changemakers in the US and Asia!
“I’ve learned that our roots could be the resource of power.
I’ve learned that even if the roots gives us negative perception, we can change.
I’ve learned that we don’t have to be the slave of our roots.”
This summer, our Social Innovation team strengthened the VIA ecosystem by welcoming 5 participants from our Asia Program partners on our 2 Exploring Social Innovation immersions in the Bay Area. Along with 28 participants from across Asia, we welcomed our
After two week’s preparation, the first sharing workshop & proaction cafe with Enactus in Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) was held on March 20th. In total, there were 27 people including 9 from Enactus MUST, one of the
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
“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
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,
Delancey Street Foundation has been a long time favorite organization for VIA Social Innovation program participants. ESI participant Cicy Zhang from Beijing shares her unforgettable experience at this “place for second chances” in this moving video reflection.