Shahdokht “Shy” Madakavi is the founder, CEO, and visionary behind Safari Kid Global, Inc. — a renowned chain of early education and school-age enrichment preschool and afterschool centers, operating in three countries (United States, Canada, and India) with more than 45 open locations. With over 20+ years of experience in early childhood education, Shy is a dedicated professional in the field of Early Childhood Education. With a genuine passion for learning and nurturing young minds, she brings a wealth of knowledge and creativity to her role.

Shy’s expertise extends to curriculum development and implementation. As a hands-on leader, she works closely with the program and curriculum development team and has a keen eye for designing activities that stimulate cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development in young children. She is committed to providing a fun child-centric learning environment that nurtures curiosity, creativity, and a lifelong love for learning.