Please share your own experience from ESI 2010 and what we are trying to improve in this program through partners, project design, and optional sessions
For, Mar 3 informal presentations, we would like to invite advisors to join and give feedback.
Junto founded ShuR Group in November 2008 when he was a sophomore at Keio University. He got my B.A. from Keio University, SFC in 2011. He also attended VIA's American Language & Culture (ALC) program in 2008, so is part of the VIA family. ShuR was awarded the Good Design Award and Junto graduated from the social venture initiative program offered by ETIC in 2010.
Lin Kobayashi is the Executive Director of the International School of Asia, KaruizawaLin-san returned to Tokyo in August 2008 after two years at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) where she worked to program non-formal education projects for street children. Prior to UNICEF, Lin-san worked as a Country Officer for the Philippines at Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), an implementation agency for Japan’s Official Development Assistance. She has also worked as the co-founder and CIO of a start-up business in Tokyo. Lin-san began her career at Morgan Stanley and holds an MA in International Educational Policy Analysis from Stanford University and a BA in Development Economics from the University of Tokyo.
2012 ESI Pre program session 1 slides
Pre Program Session 114th January, 2012 Tokyo
Schedule10:30 – 11:30 Ice Breaker11:30 – 12:00 Intro to Social Innovation12:00 – 12:30 Intro to VIA and ESI program12:30 – 13:30 Lunch!!! 13:30 – 15:20 Intro to Pre-Program and Guest Speakers15:30 – 16:00 Travel Information from Nisshin Travel
Don’t Limit Yourself • Go beyond barriers / constrains Be Creative! • Be a organizer, not a customer • Ask what you can do for your program Use English • English is world wide language • Communicate as much as you can with your director, coordinators and people you will meet
Interview on the Gift-Giving Experience• STEP 1 Interview your partner about the last time he/she gave a gift to someone. Sample Questions • To whom did you give it? • Why was it meaningful? • How did you come up with the idea for the gift? • What was difficult about finding and giving this gift? YOU HAVE 4 MIN TO INTERVIEW
Interview on the Gift-Giving Experience• STEP 2 Dig deeper about the experience. Try to understand stories, feelings and emotion behind the experience. Sample Questions • Ask “WHY?” often YOU HAVE 3 MIN TO DIG DEEPER
Interview on the Gift-Giving Experience• STEP 3 Introduce your partner and his/her gift-giving experience in small group. Share the story, not just fact. YOU HAVE 20 MIN TO INTRODUCE YOUR PARTNER
Exploring Social Innovation Program スタンフォード大学でソーシャルイノベーションを学ぶ二週間 Explore Design Lead March 18-31, 2011
VIA programsCreating “transformative experiential learning programs” for individuals and communities.VIA (formerly Volunteers in Asia), is a non-profit, educational exchangeorganization started at Stanford. Programs in Asia Programs at Stanford
In 6 different countries in Asia VIA’s Asia Programs: • Send volunteers to underserved communities for 1-2 years • Teach in schools • Work in non-profit organizationsSince 1963!
Advancing social innovation through cross-cultural exchange VIA’s Stanford Programs, • Hold 5 programs per year • Students from Japan, Taiwan, Korea, China • Health, service-learning, language/cultureSince 1977!
An engaged and resourceful alumni • VIA turns 50 in 2013 • Over 2000 active alumni • Strong ties to Stanford, and partnerships in Asia2010 Alumni tour, Burma With currently 9 staff …
Ground rules for ESI program Don’t Limit Yourself • Go beyond barriers / constrains Be Creative! • Be a organizer, not a customer • Ask what you can do for your program Use English • English is world wide language • Communicate as much as you can with your director, coordinators and people you will meet
Schedule Overview San Francisco Stanford WEEK 1: WEEK 2:Day 1 - Welcome to ESI Day 8 - Design-thinking BootcampDay 2 - Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Day 9 - New Schools MovementDay 3 - Sharing Your Vision Day 10 - Investing in Social ImpactDay 4 - Design for the Other 90% Day 11 - Workplace InnovationDay 5 - Social Media Day 12 - Team PresentationsDay 6 - Built to Last Day 13 - FarewellsDay 7 - Free Day: Day 14 - Arrive back to japan
On the program: Day 590:00-10:30am Visit Twitter Talk “Twitter for Good”12:30am – Panel: Leveraging Crowdsourcing3:00pm technologies to impact lives Creative Commons, Khan Academy, Wikimedia Foundation6:00 – 8:30pm Workshop on Fundraising using Cause- marketing Discussion “Trends in global social entrepreneurship”
Impact beyond 2 weeks Pre-Program: Post-Program:• Partner organization • Refine project ideas presentations• Design-thinking • Present to partner workshops organizations in Japan• Project Research and • Connect with VIA alumni Need-finding Network
Program Goals: • Explore social innovation • Design new solutions • Take action in Japan
Pre-Program Contents Partners • Partner organization presentations Introduction • Field research for needs identification • Design-thinking workshopsProject Design • Intro to social action planning • Optional reading session about socialReading Session entrepreneurship
TimelineJan 14 Orientation, Ice Breaker Partners Presentation: ISAK, ShuRJan 28 Design-Thinking Workshop on “Empathy” Partners Presentation: WINGLE, PIRIKAFeb 4 Reading Session on Social Entrepreneurship (Optional)Feb 18 Design-Thinking Workshop on “Define” Student Project Presentations, Form TeamsMar 3 Teams Report about Need Identification Personal Goal-Setting
Book RecommendationsIntro to Social Innovation / Social Entrepreneurship 『世界を変える人たち』 How to Change the World By David Bornstein『貧困のない世界を創る』Creating a World Without Poverty By Muhammad Yunus
Book Recommendations Intro to Social Entrepreneurs 『いつかすべての子供たちに』 ONE DAY, ALL CHILDREN By Wendy Copp (Teach for America)『チェンジ•メーカー』 By 渡邊奈々
Book Recommendations Life History of Social Entrepreneurs 『マイクロソフトでは 出会えなかった転職』 Leaving Microsoft to Change the World By John Wood (Room to Read)『あなたには夢がある』 Make the Impossible Possible By Bill Strickland
Book Recommendations Social Finance 『クレイジーパワー』 The Power of Unreasonable PeopleForces for Good
Book Recommendations Design Thinking 『デザイン思考が世界を変える』 Change by Design By Tim Brown (IDEO) 『デザイン思考の道具箱』 By 奥出直人
Book Recommendations Theory of Change『システム思考教本』 『出現する未来』 (U理論) By 枝廣 淳子 By ピーター・センゲ
Book RecommendationsJapanese Social Entrepreneurs and Social VenturesBy 駒崎弘樹 By 山口絵里子 By 今村久美（フローレン （マザーハウ （NPO カタリ ス） ス） バ）
Book Recommendations Stanford Social Innovation Review“The Case for Definition”“Cultivate yourEcosystem”“Creating Hi-ImpactNonprofits”“Design Thinking forSocial Innovation”
2012 ESI Team Projects3 Project Goals: Learn about social issues (disability, environment and education) in Japan Research innovative approaches to social issues in Silicon Valley and develop a plan to address social issues in Japan Present project proposals to the community at Stanford, as well as partners after returning to Japan
2 Project Types Partner-driven: Student-Initiated:work in a small group on an issue propose a project you want topresented by one of our partner work on and form a small group toorganizations help you develop this.Specifications: Specifications:Project must adhere to the stated Project must have a clearlymission of the partner defined Vision , Mission–.Plan fororganization Leadership and SustainabilityMust work together in a group of Must appeal to the interests of5-6 other students in the programMust respond to input and • Submit project proposal forfeedback of partner organization reviewand advisors • Recuit a team of 5-6 students
2012 ESI Partners (one team): (one team): (one team):Project focus: Project focus (one of the Project focus:on operational aspects of following): generate ideas for solutionsthe school, such as 1) to make people click to difficulties peoplerecruitment and fund-raising buttons on the PIRIKA site. with disabilities are facing 2) design a way to everyday (see Wingle encourage people to handout for more details). continue picking up trash using PIRIKA and not just do it one time and be done. 3) to design a way to change the negative image of trash as a business.
TimelinePre-program: January 14 Outline of ISAK January 21 Deadline to send student-initiated project proposal January 28 Outline of Pirika, Wingle February 18 Outline of Student-Initiated Projects Deadline to form Project Teams March 3 Project Teams Report on Need-finding
TimelineProgram & Post-program: March 25 Design-thinking Bootcamp (day-long workshop on brainstorming, prototyping) March 27/28 Meetings with Project Team Mentors March 29 Project Presentations at Stanford late April Project Team Meetings with Partner Organizations and Advisors June 23/24 Final Project Presentations in Japan
Student-initiated Proposals• Complete Project Proposal form (by January 21, 2012): 1. Vision – What is the problem you would like to solve? 2. Mission– Describe the specific need that you aim to solve, and scale of focus. 3. Sustainability – What initial ideas do you have to make this project sustainable? 4. Leadership - What background, skills, values, beliefs will help you to succeed? • Project Outline & Team Recruitment (February 18, 2012)
Review Next Steps• January 21: Deadline to submit student- initiated proposal• February 18: Student-initiated Project Outline, Team Project Selection• March 3: Share Need-finding and feedback
Introduction to Guest Speakers Junto Ohki Lin KobayashiShuR Group, Co-founder, CSO International School of Asia, Karuizawa Executive Director
Junto OhkiShuR Group, CSOCo-Founder, PresidentShuR NPO ChairpersonShuR Co., Ltd. CEOTwitter:@juntoohki ShuR Group is a corporate group which provides sign language service with IT for people with hearing impairments. ShuR offers about 10 services for Deaf people such as Sign Language Video Relay Service, Sign Language Guide Application, and Seminar for mothers of children who are hearing impaired. To learn more about ShuR Group, please visit their website http://shur.jp/
Lin Kobayashi Executive Director, Foundation for the International School of Asia, KaruizawaThe International School of Asia, Karuizawa(ISAK) is an educational institution which aimsat developing transformational leaders whoexplore new frontiers in service of the greatergood for Asia and beyond. The school will openin 2013 inviting around 50 high school studentsfrom Asia.To learn more about ISAK, please visit theirwebsite isak.jp
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