Hailing from the Marshall Islands, Bertine Lakjohn is bringing attention to climate change and the threat of rising sea levels. She is a Diploma Programme (DP) graduate of UWC ISAK Japan and was featured in Business Insider for her work as a student activist.
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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.
We welcome Safa Shahkhalili, who graduated from the Jakarta Intercultural School, to the graduate voices series. She connects with her former IB teacher to discuss the concept of growth mindset and learning through the lens of a third culture kid.
Akua Nyame-Mensah shares how the DP core supported her in pursuing her different interests and building her career as an executive coach.
Thea Myhrvold, IB graduate of Skagerak International School, Norway, on launching her education technology projects, TeachMeNow and GetBEE, in the Middle East.
Ayman Siraj, graduate of Kodaikanal International School, reflects on the value that creativity, activity, service (CAS) brings to your personal and professional life.
Langelihle Ndiweni of Westwood International School reflects on her DP experience and how she discovered her strengths.
Harriet Boston reflects on her experience living abroad after the DP and the differences between life in Europe and Canada.
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.
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.
Oriana Fuentes, COO of a technology start-up, shares her perspective on giving women opporutnities to fill important gaps in the tech industry.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Cristina Balbás shares her perspective on how scientific thinking can help girls regardless of what career they end up in.