News

April 18, 2019

Soliya, IREX, iEARN, and Design Squad Global presented on a joint panel at the 2019 CIES Conference, discussing virtual exchange in relation to the conference theme of education for sustainability. Erkinaz Shuminov, Soliya's Development Officer, presented on how Soliya's technology, evidence-based evaluation, and use of facilitators together serve to maximize long-term impact through the development of global competence in college-aged youth. 

March 25, 2019

It was a great pleasure to welcome TOMODACHI MetLife Women's Leadership Program participants from Japan at Soliya's headquarters in NYC to talk about technology's impact on society. "The tide is on our side," said Ayca Ariyoruk, Soliya's Senior Manager for Global Partnerships and Communication, "The computers are still bad at stimulating human interaction...leadership and difficult to automate jobs will increasingly require social-emotional skills and attitudes, including collaboration, consensus building, and empathy.

March 05, 2019

Soliya CEO Waidehi Gokhale is quoted in an article by The Pie News covering the 2019 Eurasia Higher Education Summit (EURIE): “Traditionally when we talk about campus internationalisation, that entails students leaving the campus to go elsewhere and students being brought onto campuses.

November 28, 2018

"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