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: August 9-17, 2021 (US Time) | August 10-18, 2021 (Asia Time)
Open to: Students & starting professionals from Asia & the US (must be 18 or older)
Location: Virtual
Application Deadline: Kyoto University: June 20 | All others: June 20 (US) / June 21 (Asia)