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April 18, 2019 | Story

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 | Story

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.

May 31, 2018 | Story

This spring 2018, we were excited to launch the pilot round of a new virtual exchange initiative, Connect Program Collaborate.

March 13, 2018 | Story

Soliya is honored to be in partnership with Global Affairs Canada and to have our virtual exchange project recognized as advancing gender equality and protecting human rights. Read more about our project, "Building Inclusive Communities through Virtual Exchange," as well as the full list of projects here.