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Posted on September 9, 2018 by Alison Tominaga

Reflections from an ALC Participant

By Mu Jay Tai (Justine), ALC 2018 Participant I was first motivated to join the ALC Program after seeing the drastic change in my classmate who was a participant in 2017. He used to be someone without a goal in

Posted on August 30, 2018 by Cristina Ammon

Reflections from an ALC Coordinator

By Cristina Ammon, ALC 2018 Coordinator & DSI 2018 Participant Nestled in a corner of the Twain East lounge at Stanford University, my attention diverts away from my laptop screen to the scene before me. I can’t help it. In

Posted on August 6, 2018 by Melissa Golden

VIA Holds First Ever Alumni Leadership Summit!

In June, VIA held its first Alumni Leadership Summit as part of a new initiative in building a sustainable, engaged, and interconnected alumni community. Alumni spanning 8 years of VIA experiences and 8 different programs gathered in Chiang Mai for

Posted on by Melissa Golden

Director Interview: Sam White

This summer, we’re sitting down with all our program directors to have them share a little more about themselves, their passions, and what they’re looking forward to this summer. Introducing Sam White 1) Could you tell us a little about

Posted on May 21, 2018 by Melissa Golden

Director Interview: Yuki Ueda

As we prepare for upcoming programs, we’re sitting down with all our program directors to have them share a little more about themselves, their passions, and what they’re looking forward to this summer. In this post we introduce Language &

Posted on May 9, 2018 by Melissa Golden

Director Interview: Yi Zhang

As we prepare for upcoming programs, we’re sitting down with all our program directors to have them share a little more about themselves, their passions, and what they’re looking forward to this summer. First up is Social Innovation Programs Director

Posted on April 4, 2018 by Alison Tominaga

Contraceptive Diplomacy: Interview with Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci

Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci, PhD Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci, PhD, joined VIA’s American Culture & Society program at Stanford University in 2001. Her interest in cross-cultural learning and the US led her to return for a graduate degree and ultimately influenced the evolution of