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Lifelong learners featured in IB World magazine

Ten graduates featured by IB World Magazine for leading in their fields and building a better world for generations ahead.


Looking beyond the horizon

Creating opportunities for future generations through exploration and entrepreneurship.

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Final frontier
Julie Payette became the first IB graduate in space, from United World College (UWC) of the Atlantic in Wales, UK, was featured in the January 2010 issue.
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Word to the wise
Tom Adams, St. Clares, Oxford was featured in September 2011 for his role in establishing Rosetta Stone as a leading language software.


Working for a better world

Striving to reduce poverty and create a peaceful planet.

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Funds for the future
Shanta Devarajan, International School of Geneva, was featured in January 2013 for his work on poverty reduction at the World Bank.

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In pursuit of peace
Dr Abiodun Williams studied at Pearson College, United World College (UWC), and is now the first President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice.


Of mind and body

Inspiring students to excel in both academics and athletics.

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Hanging tough
Dan Clark, International College Spain, was featured in May 2012 when he was preparing to compete during the 2010 Olympics in London.

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Field of dreams
Darryl Sharpton, Coral Gables High School, USA, featured in May 2011 when he was a Houston Texans linebacker playing in the NFL.


Emerging leaders

Young graduates making an impact early in their lives.

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Theories in action
The IB influenced Maya Krishnan, Richard Montgomery High School, USA, to successfully connect two unlikely subjects as she headed to Oxford University, UK in 2015. 

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On the edge of discovery
IB programmes gave high-flying scientist Divya Nag, Mira Loma High SchoolUSA, the courage to follow her dreams.


Communicating in new forums

Creating a dialogue to address issues of all shapes and size.

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A matter of honour
Advice from a teacher at IB graduation inspired filmmaker Avantika Hari, Emirates International School, UAE to break boundaries with her work. 
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Everything connected
Featured in September 2015, Jessica Misener, Fort Myers High School, USA, turned a love of writing and editing into an online media career with BuzzFeed.

 

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