Top Japanese medical students connect with their Bay Area peers to compare health care systems during the Exploring Health Care Program.
Explore health care from diverse viewpoints
VIA volunteers work with local nonprofit organizations in communities seldom accessed by outsiders.
Students from Japan and from the Bay Area explore social entrepreneurship during the Exploring Social Innovation Program.
Impact your community through cross-cultural exchange
Teachers are deeply revered and students are enthusiastic learners in the schools where we work.
VIA prioritizes partnerships that improve access to educational resources.
Inspire and make a difference
Join us on Jan. 18 to celebrate Dwight's 80th Birthday!
RSVP here for the informal birthday gathering. Also: Watch Dwight and VIA alumni talk about how VIA got started and how it has grown over the last 50 years in this special video produced for the organization's 50th anniversary.
Fall Newsletter: Updates from Asia and Stanford programs
Find out what our Service Fellows have been up to over in Asia this year, as well as the innovative programs VIA has been running at Stanford in the Fall Newsletter (view PDF here). Catch up on programs past and present in the 50th Anniversary Biennial Report.
Watch the VI3A Talks - Ideas, Impact & Innovation
VIA alumni shared their stories in a series of short, engaging talks called VI3A (Ideas, Impact & Innovation from Asia and Beyond). If you missed them on April 6, you can still watch them here.
VIA provides innovative experiential learning programs in Asia and the United States that promote cross-cultural understanding, build partnerships, and offer transformative experiences for our participants and the communities they serve.
VIA is a 501(c)3 Public Charity. Copyright 2011 VIA Programs