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Our Team

Our specially trained math instructors will teach your child how to understand math in an individual setting; our unique approach enables us to explain concepts really well and lend a helping hand to every student. Our tutors foster a caring, encouraging environment that helps kids thrive and learn! Read below to learn more about our talented team:

OwnerKiran Shah, Center Director

Kiran has had a passion for math for as long as she can remember. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Washington with Cum Laude. She is a board member and Treasurer for AlSadaqa since 2012, a not-for-profit organization that provides assistance to the underprivileged in the Puget Sound Area. Having taught math in the resource center at Wilder Elementary School in Lake Washington School District, she strongly believes that math can be accessible to all students if presented in an effective format that engages the student at their level. After discovering Mathnasium, Kiran realized she could make a bigger difference with the Mathnasium program than she could while working in public schools.

Kiran has two daughters and lives with her husband, Shaharyar, who works for Amazon.  She has also coached her daughters’ soccer team through Lake Washington Youth Soccer Association. Along with her passion for helping kids develop their potential, she has a strong passion for cake decorating and traveling.

Iman, Center Director

Iman has worked in the educational field for over four years. She started as a volunteer to teach kids who needed learning support. Later she worked as an HR generalist to recruit the best teachers in the field for the local schools. She enjoyed the process and satisfaction of hiring the best educators and helping them with their professional development. Iman is currently pursuing her HRM certificate from the University of Washington.

Chloe, Assistant Center Director

Chloe has a passion for helping others and positively impacting their lives. She loves seeing children learn and become confident in their abilities and is thrilled to see that happening every day at Mathnasium. She is going to college to earn her medical assistant certification so that she can continue helping people for the rest of her life.

Joy, Lead Instructor

Joy has spent over 8 years tutoring Chemistry, Biology, and Genetics. She has a BS degree in Biochemistry and a Master's in Education from Seattle Pacific University. Joy also has three years of experience as a paraeducator in the Lake Washington School District.

Joy likes helping students overcome their personal hurdles in math. She enjoys introducing students to the fun side of problem-solving and showing them that working on complex problems can be absorbing and rewarding.

In addition to her work at Mathnasium, Joy is a volunteer forest steward working with the Green Kirkland Partnership.

Tony, Instructor

Tony has been teaching and tutoring for over 30 years. Over most of that time, he has taught Mathematics but has also taught Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Health, History, Economics, English, Ethics, PE and more recently yoga. He has taught students from every grade.

Tony enjoys seeing in his students the spark of understanding and a connection to a larger way of seeing things. He loves learning and hopes to instill curiosity in his students.

Tony has a BS degree in Mathematics and a Masters in Education. He has taken graduate-level courses in Mathematics, Education, Business, Information Systems, and Psychology. Tony has previously worked as a paralegal.

Tyler, Instructor 

Tyler recently graduated from the University of Washington, Bothell, with a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics. During his time at college, he taught a course on videogame design and this piqued his interest in teaching. In his spare time, he enjoys photography and origami.

Swaleha, Instructor 

Swaleha loves teaching math because of how universal the language of mathematics is. She has been tutoring for over three years. She is currently working towards a Computer Science degree. Besides math, she enjoys working in media and design projects.

Sharmila, Instructor 

Sharmila has a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering. She has worked as a developer in software companies for over 4 years. She had been teaching math to the neighborhood kids, which piqued her interest and she decided to pursue teaching as a career. She thoroughly enjoys the Mathnasium method of teaching and interacting with kids.

Saritha, Instructor 

Saritha completed her Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering degree with a concentration in Applied Mathematics. During graduate school, she developed a strong passion for teaching math and worked as a Teaching Assistant teaching Engineering math. In the past, Saritha has worked at a Power Generation Corporation overseeing operations of a thermal power plant.

Surbhi, Instructor 

Math has always been Subhi's favorite subject, and she has been part of the competitive math teams in her schools since fifth grade. She loves seeing kids understand new topics and connect them to their previous knowledge. Surbhi is also a volunteer tutor for underprivileged students in Seattle and helped start the service club at her school.

Supriya, Instructor 

Supriya is an eternal student of mathematics and is passionate about nurturing young minds. Mathnasium has been a culmination of both her wishes. Outside of math, she enjoys designing and coding algorithms, experimenting with cooking and listening to motivational talks.

Nikita, Instructor 

Nikita has always been fascinated with math and loves sharing her knowledge. Math has always offered her an opportunity to find new methods of problem-solving. She has a Masters degree in Mathematics from SP Pune University and has taught undergraduate level math courses for two years. She enjoys helping students and being around them whenever they need help. Outside of work. She loves traveling and reading books.

Pranav, Instructor 

Pranav has a strong aptitude for math. Besides teaching at Mathnasium, he also volunteers as a math coach for a middle school math club. He has taken part in various math competitions throughout the years. Besides math, he enjoys skiing and plays the cello.

Sara, Instructor 

Sara is a former student of Mathnasium of Redmond. She has always had a love for math and found Mathnasium a place where she was able to enhance this as a student and decided to come back and become an instructor and share this with others. She is also a volunteer instructor for elementary school kids for the last five years and loves interacting with kids of all ages.

Courtney, Instructor 

Courtney has experience tutoring students in a wide range of math courses. She loves watching the lightbulb go off in their head when they figure out how to correctly and efficiently solve a problem. In her free time, she enjoys watersports, hiking, soccer and road trips with friends.

Zayna, Instructor 

Zayna enjoys helping others understand math concepts. Math has always been amongst her favorite subjects. She loves to see the sense of pride on a student's face once they have found the correct answer. She is currently exploring different career paths, and of the choices she has narrowed them down to, strong math knowledge is a common factor amongst them all.

Suja, Instructor 

Suja is an undergraduate student at UW and wants to go to medical school to become a psychiatrist. She has been tutoring students for 5 years. She loves working at Mathnasium because it lets her share her passion for math. Outside of school, Suja spends her time volunteering and getting involved on the campus.

Jackson, Instructor 

Jackson has always had a love for math and put his natural abilities in this subject to good use. He has enjoyed helping others since he was a student himself in college, and now at Mathnasium. Outside of his passion for Mathematics, he is a gamer and loves watching esports.

Brooke, Instructor 

Brooke earned her Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. She is also a member of the Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Society. She is excited to share her passion for math with the students and to show them how much fun math can be.

Bindu, Instructor 

Bindu is very passionate about teaching and loves to share what she knows. After earning her Master's in Electrical Engineering, she worked as an Assistance Professor for more than 6 years. She loves cooking and watching TV.

Becky, Instructor 

Becky loves tutoring math and programming. She has been tutoring in community colleges for more than a year. She tutors students of diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. She got her Bachelor's Degree in Arts from UW, with an Associate Degree in Computer Science. In her free time, Becky enjoys drawing and running.

Sophia, Instructor 

Sophia has always loved math, going as far as taking a math course at Harvard while she was in high school. A repeat camp counselor, she loves working and engaging with kids. She loves coding and one day hopes to be a successful computer scientist.

Walid, Instructor 

Walid has completed all the advanced math courses his school offers. He is an avid fan of mathematics and has always enjoyed continued learning to increase his own knowledge and sharing this knowledge with others. At school, Walid takes part in a math and environmental club.

Anisha, Instructor 

Anisha enjoys a relaxing afternoon of practice Cambridge math exams and sharing her love for math with those around her. She has tutored in high school and enjoys volunteering as a camp counselor. In her free time, she enjoys baking, watching TV, reading books and sleeping.

Laura, Instructor 

Laura is an avid math student and loves sharing her knowledge with her community. She enjoys working with kids of all ages and founded a non-profit that helps local youth form stronger peer networks through community services. Laura is on a path to pursuing a degree in STEM field as a basis for a future career in corporate law.

Simran, Instructor 

Simran is a senior in school who has a passion for learning and teaching of all kinds. She is a self-proclaimed math enthusiast and loves to share her passion with students. She has previously volunteered as a camp counselor at the Pacific Science Center and tutored at her high school. She firmly believes that there are applications of math in everything, including her many hobbies like playing music, swimming and debating the state of the world in Model United Nations.

Maya, Instructor 

Maya is very passionate about math and loves to inspire the same in her students. She believes that every student can succeed in math. Outside of Mathnasium, she is an instructor for a non-profit that teaches elementary and middle school girls about topics in STEM and robotics. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing the piano and soccer. She plans to one day have a career in engineering, which requires a strong knowledge of math.