Social Innovation & Design-Thinking

VIA believes in the transformative power of innovation to turn our most challenging social issues into opportunities for creating a brighter future. Through short cross-cultural and immersion trips, participants can experience the possibility of a better world by visiting social enterprises, learning the skills to create their own innovations for social good and creating a strong network of international changemakers.


Exploring Social Innovation

Program Dates: Spring: February 7-17, 2024 | Summer: August 4-14, 2024
Open to: Students & starting professionals from Asia & the US (must be 18 or older)
Location: Silicon Valley, with visits to San Francisco & Stanford University
Application Deadline: Spring Deadlines* - Round 1: September 24 | Round 2: October 29 | Round 3: December 3