Funds raised by IB students helped cure more than 100 women in underdeveloped communities suffering from obstetric fistula Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic childbirth injuries. More than 2 million women in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean are estimated to be living with the condition. […]
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IB graduate and educator Eleni Vardaki continues her series on creating a dialogue about stress. She recently sat down with University College London student Eleonora Levis to explore strategies for managing stress.
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year PYP trio win international competition for an app idea that helps people find shelter during a disaster Isabel Haupt and her family were affected by the 7.8 earthquake in Kaikoura, New Zealand, late last year, even though they live over 150 miles away in […]
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year Microfinance initiative by DP students helps boost the income of those in need In many transitioning economies, women from vulnerable populations usually benefit last. For example, in the Phu Min farming community, in Vietnam, men often migrate to the cities for low-skilled work, but […]
DP students refurbish a local girls’ school to ensure nothing stands in the way of learning
An IB Diploma Programme (DP) student in Zurich started a ‘food drive’ project to support local people in need
Gracie Lowes, a recent IB graduate from Ridley College, in Canada, has worked tirelessly for her school community. Now she’s going for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s job
Cellist student organises charity concert and raises over USD$3,000 for refugees
By IB student, Alya Al-Ammari I had always hoped to start my own charity. Yet, I didn’t have the motivation nor the time management to balance aspirations with my school work and extracurricular activities. Even if I did, I thought it would be impossible. I had it ingrained in my mind that Arab culture was […]
Students at Global Jaya School in Indonesia took part in an initiative to share what gender parity looks like ‘from where they stand’
Monique Dorsainvil didn’t have a job, a home, or even know anyone when she moved to Washington D.C. Six years later, she is walking the West Wing. She received her IB diploma from UWC-USA and was featured in the March 2016 edition of IB World magazine.
As an IB diploma student at Oberoi International School, Namrata Haribal examined mathematical models of perfection and beauty, only to conclude that we’re not really that far from ideal – and our imperfections provide individuals with their most unique characteristics.
How a teacher’s advice at IB graduation inspired filmmaker Avantika Hari to break boundaries with her work.
IB programmes gave high-flying scientist Divya Nag the courage to follow her dreams.
Since Wendy Johnson became Principal at Glenunga International High School, in South Australia, she has worked with school leaders to radically transform it into one of the top-performing schools in the country. She shares her inspirational story with IB World magazine