Even though women were not allowed to play sports, that did not stop IB alumna Saja Kamal from pursuing her passion. Now she is empowering other girls to get involved in sports.
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Finding my “aha moment” in the DP
Langelihle Ndiweni of Westwood International School reflects on her DP experience and how she discovered her strengths.
The joys of living abroad
Harriet Boston reflects on her experience living abroad after the DP and the differences between life in Europe and Canada.
Alumni day at Aditya Birla World Academy
The Aditya Birla World Academy Alumni Association (AAA) offers many initiatives to engage their alumni and provide a supportive environment for them to grow. See how vibrant alumni associations support individuals and school communities.
Six perspectives on women & girls in science
We connected with Diploma Programme (DP) graduates and IB educators to share their perspectives on why we should support women and girls interested in science.
Women & girls in science: Q&A with Oriana Fuentes
Oriana Fuentes, COO of a technology start-up, shares her perspective on giving women opporutnities to fill important gaps in the tech industry.
Supporting aqua-aide farming in Kenya with the MYP
Diploma Programme (DP) student at Li Po Chun United World College, Hawi Odhiambo, shares her work sustainably supporting local farmers with her Middle Years Program (MYP) personal project, which she completed while attending the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa.
Changing the course of your university courses
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Anna Zarotiadou shares her experience finding new career paths for her education after realzing her major didn’t fit her career interests.
The life-long habit of inquiry
Oona Piipponen reflects on how her time in the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP) helped shape her life-long passion for learning as a student and PYP educator.
Women & girls in science: Q&A with Cristina Balbás
Dr. Cristina Balbás shares her perspective on how scientific thinking can help girls regardless of what career they end up in.
Women & girls in science: Q&A with Ritva Vilppola
Ritva Vilppola, a Diploma Programme (DP) graduate and sustainability consultant, offers advice to girls considering a career in science.
Choosing education, the ever-changing profession
We welcome Middle Years Program (MYP) graduate of Shanghai Singapore International School Rebecca Vasconcelos to reflect on her decision to pursue a career in education.
Going for a PhD? Here’s what you need to consider
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Viola Wiegand reflects on her decision to complete a PhD program and what you should consider if you are interested in that path. This is her third story in our graduate voices series.
Finding my community as a third-culture kid
We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Lindsay Wong of Australian International School Pte Ltd to share her reflections on what it means to be a third-culture kid.
Expanding my horizons after the IB diploma
We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Lino Kessel of Felix Klein Gynmasium to reflect on how taking the DP helped open his mind to new ideas and inspired him to engage with new perspectives.