"A faculty member and student from SUNY Potsdam's international studies program were recently honored with the inaugural Community Advocacy Awards from Soliya, an international non-profit that empowers young people to engage with difference constructively." Read more here.
This spring 2018, we were excited to launch the pilot round of a new virtual exchange initiative, Connect Program Collaborate.
Soilya CEO Waidehi Gokhale presents with Jennifer Chen from World Learning on "Virtual Exchange: Global Education for the 21st Century" as part of the 2018 Global Ties National Meeting. Read more about the event here.
"The platform focuses on key design elements including a unique roundtable discussion layout to mirror an in-person group discussion. This is a specific peacebuilding design where the users appear equal in size to help optimize power dynamics for conflict resolution." Soliya's IT Director Hany El Mokadem writes about our platform in this blog post for Frozen Mountain.