Rita Bunatal

Year Group: IB Class of 2012


  • Year Group: IB Class of 2012
  • Hostel/Colour Group: Catherine/Yellow Outeniqua
  • Roles played at TIS
    Cas / Compund Prefect
    Member of SRC

Current University: Ithaca College-USA
Year: Senior
Programme: Communication Management & Design

At Ithaca College: 

  • CEO/Owner& Founder of Malaika Apparel Co.
  • Campus Impact Award – Ithaca College Student Government Association, October 2014
  • Margaret Reid Memorial Scholarship – Ithaca College Student Government Association, May 2015
  • Class of 2006 Endowed Scholarship – Ithaca College Office of Student Engagement & Multicultural Affairs , May 2015
  • Big Apple Internship Award – Ithaca College Roy H. Park School of Communications, May 2015
  • The Real Africa: Fight the Stereotype Photo Campaign
  • Co-President of African Students Association, Residential Assistant

Word of Advice: It is okay for your goals to change. We all grow up and experience things that will change and reshape the vision of our future. It is all a part of growing up. Also, don’t be afraid to try new things.