Anke studied at the University of Twente, got her teaching degrees in Economics and Business Studies and recently finished a Masters degree at TIAS Business School of Tilburg University. She teaches Economics at IST and is also the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. This means that she is the contact person with regards to the IBDP which was established at IST in school year 2017-2018. Anke feels that teaching is about giving students a broad and deep understanding of the world in which we live, and Economics gives us a good view on what people, firms and governments do. Anke is married and has two children. Her hobbies are textiles, arts and crafts, gardening and reading.