Four Stanford undergraduates have received prestigious scholarships to work full-time at TeachAids this summer. Each year, Stanford University expands its educational opportunities beyond the classroom by financing innovative research and immersive internship experiences for a handful of outstanding students. While those awarded represent diverse interests and skill sets, each individual arrives at TeachAids with a [...]
Tenth grade students engaging in TeachAids materials as part of HIV prevention workshop in Guyana
After her freshman year at Stanford, Riasoya Jodah returned to her home in Guyana with a desire to make a difference. She spent the summer working at Georgetown Public Hospital as a recipient of the Halper International Fellowship from Stanford’s Haas Center for Public Service. As an assistant in the pediatric surgery department, Ria performed [...]
"If I had an hour to solve a problem, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes." - Albert Einstein As the major case study in Dr. Piya Sorcar’s Stanford University course entitled [...]
Stanford student Jill Huckels was baffled to see a child refusing to take his daily HIV medication on the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia. The young boy had contracted HIV perinatally but been kept unaware of his HIV status by his parents to prevent the bullying and discrimination that typically follow a diagnosis of HIV. Consequently, [...]
In her book Insight Out, Stanford professor Tina Seelig explores how entrepreneurs worldwide have transformed their visions into reality. Analyzing several businesses, Seelig’s work examines the genesis of TeachAids as an organization. Seelig captures how TeachAids drove experimentation with inspiration to develop effective products and processes alike. Motivated by the misconceptions about HIV in India, [...]