Co-Founder & Principal of International Montessori School
Karin Ann is a native of Hong Kong who grew up in a bilingual Eurasian family. After a career in Finance and Consulting, she decided to pursue her true calling in Education, and founded the International Montessori School in 2001, pioneering the use of the multisensory Montessori approach to the learning of Chinese. IMS is now considered one of the world’s leading Montessori bilingual programmes.
Karin holds Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Engineering Economic Systems from Stanford University. A TEDx speaker, she has been also awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award by the American Chamber of Commerce in 2015, and the Jessica Most Successful Women Award in 2017.