Ed.M (Harvard), President Karislearn Pvt Ltd is the developer of the Karismath program.
Shad is a Harvard graduate who was a student of Dr. Jeanne Chall (of the Harvard Literacy Lab) and also of Dr. David Rose (Prof. Neurosciences at Harvard Univerity, and the pioneer of Universal Design in Learning, or UDL). He has a background in Science, Psychology, Reading and Mathematics.
An ardent advocate of UDL himself, Shad’s work has been influenced by his 45 years of teaching Math and Language to children (and adults) with learning difficulties. He was Vice-President, International Dyslexia Association (British Columbia), and also served as a member on IDA (BC)’s Advisory Board.
He holds the rank of Distinguished Scholar at Education Development Center (EDC), Boston, Mass. and has been the Principal Investigator on many NSF-funded materials development projects including: Think Math! ( www.thinkmath.edc.org) Dr. Goldenberg has over 45 years of experience in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary teaching, teacher education, teacher enhancement, and education. He is widely published and has conducted workshops and seminars on a variety of topics in mathematics education.
Ed.M (Harvard), Ph.D
Dr. Oberlechner is the Founder and Chief Science Officer at FinPsy LLC. He is a leading expert on behavioral and psychological aspects of financial decision-making.
In his academic life, he was a full university professor and Psychology Department Head at Webster University in Vienna. He has also researched and taught at Harvard University, MIT, University of Cologne, University of Vienna, and other leading research institutions.
He is the author of “The Psychology of Ethics in the Finance and Investment Industry” (winner of the 2008 Richard Davis Ethics Honorable Distinction Award) and “The Psychology of the Foreign Exchange Market”.
“Reflecting about my classes and my "teaching philosophy" quickly leads me to think about learning rather than teaching.” ...Thomas Oberlechner
B.A, Mount Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA M.A (Education), University of London, UK
Anjana was the Head of Pakistan Programme at The British Asian Trust, London where she led the design, development and growth of high impact portfolios for Livelihoods, Mental Health and Education.
She has over twenty years of experience in the development sector, working in Pakistan, Bangladesh and India. She was the Executive Director for Developments In Literacy in Pakistan, and also worked with CARE International designing, delivering education and psychosocial programmes.
She has travelled extensively in Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, US, UK and the Middle East and remains the principal sounding board in the development of the Karismath program. Currently she is the Head of Programs at one of the divisions of Prince Charles’s charities (Business in the Community, or BITC), London, UK.
Zenna started her professional life as a children’s residential social worker and has never lost her passion for supporting the most in need and disadvantaged young people. She has established five charities working with young people and a further 4 commercial companies. She has served on countless boards and has held several high-profile public sector roles; including Chairperson, OFSTEAD (Office of Standards in Education, UK)), board member of the Royal Navy and member of the Treasury Audit Committee. Zenna currently holds a portfolio of exciting and challenging opportunities and is delighted to support Karismath.
The web agency ilumi was founded by Marcus more than 20 years ago. His strengths are in web based software development.
“We are passionate about the projects we take on. We integrate our clients' needs with our own by identifying closely with their products and services. What our clients love about us: customer focus, creative proactivity and high engagement levels.” ...Marcus Wengenroth