Youth Summer Camp 2016 (June 20 to July 1)
Location: City of Ten Thousand Buddhas
When the Great Way prevails,
TED Talk is No longer a Video Online
On November 7, 2015, a few of the students had the opportunity to attend TedX in Sonoma County. “TED Talk is no longer a video online, it has become a reality,” said one of the students excitedly. There were more than ten speakers at the conference who discussed topics on how humanity nowadays is being shaped by technology. The speakers analyzed both the positive and negative aspects of technology. Another student described the conference as “a mind-blowing and exhilarating ride.” By attending the conference, the students gained a better understanding of the impact of technology on our lives.
13th Pre-Medical and Pre-Health
Professions National Conference at UC Davis
On October 10th and 11th, 2015, juniors and seniors from the Developing Virtue Girl School attended the 13th Pre-medical and Pre-health Professions National Conference at UC Davis, where more than 700 professional health programs were represented. The event allowed high school students and undergraduates to explore careers in medical field.
Walk to Feed the Hungry 2015
The cool breeze of October welcomed the start of autumn, and the opportunity for change. It was on October 19th, 2015 that the annual Walk to Feed the Hungry event occurred in the busy city of San Francisco. Hosted by the Buddhist Global Relief foundation (BGR), these walks are initiated to promote awareness for world hunger and to encourage people to become an integrated part of the helping community. Over the years, BGR has been able to lend helping hands to thousands of people in hunger, and this year was no different.