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.
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.
"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.