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Kristin Waites est diplômée de l’Université Baylor et du Programme du diplôme de l’IB de la Garland High School.

How an IB Diploma changes your life

We invited IB Diploma graduates to reflect on post-IB life and offer perspectives on topics of their choosing. Alumna Kristin Waites is one of this year’s cohort of alumni contributing authors. By Kristin Waites With my college graduation behind me and a new job on the horizon, it’s odd to think that I won’t be […]

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Siva Kumari explains how the IB engenders the ethos of international-mindedness

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) in the US celebrated their 130th annual conference in November 2015. IB Director General, Dr Siva Kumari, was honoured to attend the event and joined a veritable “who’s who” of speakers from the world of education. We have taken some excerpts from Siva’s keynote speech—Intercultural Competence: […]

IB alumna Nina Roman now works as a librarian at the Altair School in Lima, Peru.

From student to educator: an IB transition

An IB graduate and now an aspiring IB educator, Nina Dugan Roman grew up in the United States and Colombia, where she graduated with the IB diploma. After studying psychology and moving to Lima, Peru, Nina became a librarian in a Primary Years Programme school. She is now studying to become an IB teacher. Nina […]

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Meet IB alum Alejandro Machado: computer scientist and world traveller

In 2007, Alejandro Machado graduated from the Instituto Educacional Juan XXIII in Valencia, Venezuela. After the IB Diploma, he spent a semester abroad in Sweden, and received a dual Master’s degree in the US and Portugal. Alejandro writes to us about his travels, work as as a computer scientist, and his commitment to local communities.

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The power of untold stories in Yemen

Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year Thana Faroq gave a powerful keynote speech about the power of storytelling at the 2015 IB Africa, Europe and Middle East Conference in The Hague, Netherlands. Thana is an IB graduate from Yemen with a passion for telling the story of her homeland through […]