In honor of International Women’s Day, we spoke to 10 different women here at the IB to hear their thoughts on women in leadership.
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Students swim the English Channel and raise over US$100,000
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. […]
Making sense of stress
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.
Award-winning ‘tech girl’ superheroes
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 […]
Empowering the women of Vietnam
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 […]
Empowering girls through education
DP students refurbish a local girls’ school to ensure nothing stands in the way of learning
Helping the homeless
An IB Diploma Programme (DP) student in Zurich started a ‘food drive’ project to support local people in need
Charitable acts earn student a scholarship
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
Orchestrating for freedom
Cellist student organises charity concert and raises over USD$3,000 for refugees
Student builds sewing charity to aid hundreds of refugee women
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 […]
The world’s largest lesson on gender equality
Students at Global Jaya School in Indonesia took part in an initiative to share what gender parity looks like ‘from where they stand’
UWC-USA alumna on her career in public service
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.
Exploring a model of perfection
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.
Young filmmaker inspired to break boundaries with her work
How a teacher’s advice at IB graduation inspired filmmaker Avantika Hari to break boundaries with her work.
On the edge of discovery: Alumna Divya Nag
IB programmes gave high-flying scientist Divya Nag the courage to follow her dreams.