VIA Social Innovation
October 2015 Newsletter
Updates | Inspiration | Opportunities
Our first Stanford exchange to Japan!
Check out our blog for more adventures and reflections from the Stanford student team!
The next Exploring Social Innovation program will be Feb 9-20, 2016
EXPAND THE ECOSYSTEM OF CHANGEMAKERS IN JAPAN!!
- Date: October 20th
- Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
- Place: Keio University (Mita Campus)
Click HERE (Japanese page) to get more information and register to join this event!
Next Step in your Changemaker journey: Watson University!
We nominate YOU for Watson University, a new program which brings promising young leaders from around the world to start businesses & organizations that address world's most urgent social and environmental challenges.
Trainings are led by Master Course Teachers, which include a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, the inventor of Google Glass (and self driving car), a Time Magazine Hero of the Planet, the COO of the most successful US presidential campaign in history, among many others. And the coolest part is that in just 2.5 years, students can walk away with a full BS degree in Entrepreneurship.
They're out there to develop the next generation of Gandhi's, Mother Teresa's, Mandela's, and Aung san Suu Kyi's. Are you one of them? Early app deadline: Oct 10. Final deadline: Nov 1 -- scholarships available! Please mention that you are applying from VIA to get priority consideration!
5 days left: OpenIDEO's Refugee Education Challenge!
- "How might we improve education and expand learning opportunities for refugees around the world?"