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).
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Thea Myhrvold, IB graduate of Skagerak International School, Norway, on launching her education technology projects, TeachMeNow and GetBEE, in the Middle East.
What skills do students need to succeed in the workplace? Karol Gornowicz shares his tips ahead of the European Education Festival.
Oriana Fuentes, COO of a technology start-up, shares her perspective on giving women opporutnities to fill important gaps in the tech industry.
Dr. Cristina Balbás shares her perspective on how scientific thinking can help girls regardless of what career they end up in.
We are asking alumni about what inspired them to dedicate their careers to a social enterprise. Sebastián Salinas is an IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduate of Dunalastair in Chile who shares his journey with Balloon Latam in the Q&A below.
Camilo Saravia Aguayo is a Spanish National Committee scholar currently studying physics, economics, design technology, math, French and English within the Diploma Program (DP) at the United World College of Thailand (UWCT) in Phuket. We caught up with Camilo as he shared a little more about his studies at UWCT and about his entrepreneurial venture […]
Our series about entrepreneurs bringing positive change to their communities continues. Jeanette Chan is an IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduate from Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Melbourne.
Qurein Biewenga is one of five co-founders of the solar car company Lightyear and is now based in the Netherlands. Their team has set out to build the world’s first commercially available solar car.
How can Diploma Programme (DP) students make a difference in the world? We spoke with Moiz Lakhani, a year 2 DP student at Colonel By Secondary School in Canada to discuss his work to empower girls through his prize-winning initiative, NinjaGirls.
We interviewed four Diploma Programme (DP) graduates who have used their experiences and forward thinking to disrupt the social entrepreneur scene.
Ena Peeva launched EDUACTIVE Società Cooperative (EDUACTIVE) to empower young professionals in the job market after graduation. She completed the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at Josip Broz Tito High School, Macedonia.
GoSol.solar brings solar thermal energy to small and medium entrepreneurs in developing and emerging markets. Urs Riggenbach, a graduate of UWC Mahindra College, India and the company’s Chief Operating Officer, shares his journey with this social enterprise.
Cristina Balbás launched Escuelab to counteract the decrease in Spanish students pursuing STEM degrees and a lack of availability in after-school programming. She is a graduate of Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong.
Krista Kaufmann joined international start-up, Impact Hub, to help social entrepreneurs access valuable training resources, work spaces and community-building networks as they tackle large-scale social issues. She is a graduate of UWC Mahindra College.