Featured alumni stories

Alumni are an integral part of the IB community and we love to hear their stories. We are proudly telling the world about our alumni in our 50th anniversary year by presenting a new series of featured alumni stories in 2018, asking our alumni questions such as "Which IB teacher inspired you most?" and "Why did you decide to pursue an IB diploma?". Follow the stories of alumni around the world and read about their personal IB experiences.


Cameron Tepper – California, US

Cameron Tepper received her IB diploma from the International School of Los Angeles, US, in 2014, and is now studying Media Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

Jessica Kain – California, US

Jessica Kain received her diploma from the International School of Los Angeles and now lives and works in Mustang, Nepal, serving as Founding Director at the Marpha Foundation and the Rosehips Center for Creative Learning.

Kwabena Amporful – Tema, Ghana

Kwabena Amporful graduated from the SOS-Hermann Gmeiner International College in Ghana. He completed his B.A. studies at Hampshire College and his MBA at Stanford University. Since then he has founded the Institute of Teacher Education and Development (INTED) among many other things.

Ganesh Annan – Virginia, US

Ganesh Annan graduated from the IB Career-related Programme (CP) at Robert E. Lee High School in Virginia, US. He went on to study at Virginia Tech in the field of computational modelling & data analytics.

Rona Ji – Washington, US

Rona Ji received her IB diploma from Interlake High School, US. She is currently a senior at Yale University studying economics and ethnicity, race and migration.

Sarah Brun – Stavanger, Norway

Sarah Brun graduated from the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at the International School of Stavanger in Norway and now works for UN Women in Egypt, working towards women’s rights in the Arab region.

Robin Ye – Oregon, US

Robin Ye is a graduate from the International School of Beaverton, US, and currently works as a Field and Political organizer at the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) located in Southeast Portland.

Oluwatoyin Asojo – Victoria, Canada

Oluwatoyin Asojo is a graduate of Pearson College UWC, Canada. She has a PhD in chemistry and currently works as an educator and researcher.

Hannah Liddell – Wellington, New Zealand

Hannah Liddell completed her IB diploma at Queen Margaret College, New Zealand. She currently specializes in project management, airport planning and design at an engineering consultancy, hoping to foster sustainable thinking in the industry.

Mason Ji – Washington, US

Mason Ji graduated from Interlake High School, US, with a bilingual English-Chinese IB diploma. He has worked at the United Nations as a member of the Republic of Seychelles delegation and served as a White House ambassador for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.