2 Japan/US Social Innovation Events

Meet inspiring thought leaders Across the Pacific Feb 13&14

What are some trends in social innovation and how do they compare between U.S. and Japan?

VIA Social Innovation Programs, in collaboration with the Japan Foundation is proud to convene 2 panels events on leadership and design-thinking in San Francisco and Stanford!

Event 1: Japan/US Design-thinking for Social Innovation Panel

Monday, Feb. 13th, 6-7pm

374 Santa Teresa Street

Stanford, CA

Design-thinking has become an increasingly popular method for innovation and problem solving around the world. It gained its fame in the business world, but does it have a role to play for creating social innovations? Join us at Stanford Roble Theater for a dynamic discussion.

Event 2: Japan/US Social Innovation & Leadership Panel

Tuesday, Feb. 14th, 6:30-8pm

DG717, 717 Market street, San Francisco

What is the next generation leadership for social innovation? How can we create a world with young leaders that are brave enough to carry out social change? The speakers of Japan/US Social Innovation & Leadership Panel will share with us their experiences and insights on trends in social innovation and what the next generation of leaders need to thrive. Join us at DG717, cross-pacific co-working and high-tech space for this panel!
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