Our Professional Team

    • Sonya Philip (M.Ed.)
      American University, Washington DC, USA
      Sonya is the founder/ president of Learning Matters Foundation. She has been an educator for over three decades with teaching experience in the US and in India.
      Sonya is a reading specialist and is trained in several recognised Reading Programs. She regularly works with students and conducts workshops for school educators.
    • Kelly Lindsay (M.Ed.)
      City University, Seattle, USA
      Kelly is the co- director of Right Start Program at Learning Matters Foundation. She is an international educator with over thirty years of experience and a wide range of professional expertise. She has taught Early Childhood to Grade Three in five international schools. With a Master’s degree in Reading and Literacy, Kelly has served as a mentor for many teachers, sharing her passion for teaching reading and writing in ways that engage students meaningfully in the process.
    • Samara Gupta (M.Ed.)
      Lesley University, Massachusetts, USA
      Samara is a special educator and reading specialist teaching elementary age children at Learning Matters Foundation. She is trained in the Lindmood Bell Seeing Stars and Visualizing and Verbalizing Programs. She has attended several professional development courses including those at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
      Samara conducts regular workshops for school teachers and parents in the NCR region on reading and learning related themes.