Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Kyla Christie is the co-founder of New Art Collective. Her efforts to create a community and opportunity for performance artists in Indonesia were recognized by the Diana Award, which supports young people making an impact in their communities. We connected with Kyla to find out more about her passions and hear […]
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Launching a career in EdTech: Q&A with Harshit Singhal
Harshit Singhal is a graduate of Genesis Global School in Noida, India and the founder and CEO of Nail IB, an EdTech organization that provides resources for IB students. We sat down with Harshit for this Q&A to find out how his IB experience and interest in data technology inspired him to venture into the education […]
Advice from IB alumni entrepreneurs
We asked Diploma Programme (DP) graduates-turned-entrepreneurs to share their best advice for IB students interested in expanding their passion projects into business ventures. They offer their expertise on topics from building the right team to the inspiration that keeps them going.
NASASEASONS co-founder: Skills to build a brand
Alexandre Daillance, better known as Millinsky, is a creative director and entrepreneur working between New-York City and Paris. He shares how his IB experience helped shape him into a balanced entrepreneur.
Who we want to be, what we want to learn
Harry Beard completed the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at Bedford School in England. He is now the co-founder of Prospect 100, which helps elevate young people’s passions by providing them with the opportunities they need to succeed. His organisation has received support from a number of industry leaders and global brands, from Google through to […]
A shift in mindset: Embracing the power of not knowing
We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Ishanaz Bahar of Australian International School Pte Ltd to reflect on how a shift in her mindset helped her build confidence as a learner. This is her first story in the graduate voices series.
Entrepreneurship 101: Sharing advice from my start-up mentors
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Rachel Tseng shares advice from her mentors on entrepreneurship to build a successful start-up. This is her second story in our graduate voices series.
Following your passion: Curating and entrepreneurship
We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Klaudia Ofwona Draber of American School of Warsaw, who offers insight and advice on being a creative entrepreneur. This is her first story in the graduate voices series.
DP grads take action against COVID-19
In a special podcast double feature, we followed up with Diploma Programme (DP) graduates and friends Aaron Goh Qi Yang and Klaus Tan who share a new initiative they created to combat the spread of misinformation about COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Conservation and empowerment with Kerstin Fosberg
IB graduate Kerstin Forsberg, founder of nonprofit Planeta Océano, shares how she turned her love for science into a career conserving marine life in Peru.
Youth leaders that are changing the world
Students are making their voices heard on tough and complex topics and offering real solutions. In the classroom, educators can use this as an ideal opportunity to develop interdisciplinary skills.
Are you cultivating changemakers in your school?
The IB is offering students with bright ideas more time and flexibility to apply to the MYP Innovators initiative to cultivate and develop their ideas with the support of funding, industry experts and other resources. The deadline to submit interest in the programme has been extended to 13 April 2020.
Knowledge for everyone: Q&A with Thea Myhrvold
Thea Myhrvold, IB graduate of Skagerak International School, Norway, on launching her education technology projects, TeachMeNow and GetBEE, in the Middle East.
Here is what employers look for in graduates
What skills do students need to succeed in the workplace? Karol Gornowicz shares his tips ahead of the European Education Festival.
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.