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.
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“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.
Har Khaw Dee, one of ESI’s first participants from Myanmar shares her passion for education as a Warden at the Phaung Daw Oo Monastic School (PDO) where she supports 186 girls from different regions in Myanmar, some of them even
Part of our mini journey through Exploring Social Innovation program. Follow our two participants from Taiwan and Japan as they take the paperclip challenge through the streets of San Francisco reaching out to strangers and making some luck!