IB Alumna Reema Juffali is the first Saudi woman to compete in the British Formula Four Championship.
Ever since Reema was a teenager, she developed a deep passion for automobiles. Determined to get behind the wheel, she passed her driving test a few months after moving to Boston. Having completed the Diploma Programme, she obtained a degree in International Affairs from Northeastern university, with minors in history, Middle East studies, and political science. She then decided to enrol in a three-day course at the Skip Barber Racing School to further her love of driving.
The course solidified her determination to pursue a career in racing. It wasn't until her encounter with prominent British racing driver Susie Wolff that she decided to go take a leap of faith, resulting in her making her debut at the British Formula Four Championship.
Find out more about how Reema made her way into a male-dominated world of motorsports.