Learn to Lead in Silicon Valley

June 27th - July 8th 2015

Global Leadership & Engagement (GLE) Program: Silicon Valley

VIA's Global Leadership & Engagement Program will convene 20-30 university students and young professionals from across Asia to learn and share their perspectives on pressing global challenges. During this immersive experience, participants will visit innovative organizations tackling complex social issues, join excititing workshops to develop leadership skills and design their own project to lead in their community. Participants will also experience the latest in cutting-edge technlogy and explore ways to utilize these new advances to improve society.

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Participant Voice

"Attending this program enriched my life. Through many workshops and outdoor training I enhanced my leadership skills. Interaction with excellent participants from different countries inspired me so much. The GLE program was really an amazing journey that I'll never forget

—Joan Wang

2014 GLE Participant

Application Deadlines

  • Macau: March 31
  • Mainland China & Taiwan: April 12
  • Hong Kong: April 19
  • All other countries: May 10


The GLE Program is offered by VIA, an educational non-profit organization based at Stanford University since 1963. Details of the GLE program can be found at www.viaprograms.org/gle.