West Indian Author, Instructional Leader, and Dope Female Instructional Designer
Karima Hughes, the author of Antiguan in America, was born in Antigua, West Indies. She resides in New York City with her three children and serves the public as an instructional leader. Karima holds a Bachelor's of Arts degree in English and a Master's of Arts degree in 7-12 English Secondary Education. She has spent over ten years as a pedagogue and seven years as an educational leader. As an Afro-Antiguan woman who migrated from the Caribbean at 13 years old, her greatest accomplishment is graduating magma cum laude from Columbia University's Teachers College in New York City. Upon completing her degree program at Teachers College, Karima received a Master's of Education degree in Organizational Leadership. Karima is a doctoral candidate specializing in Instructional Design for Online Learning. Her keen focus on reflection and its ability to foster critical self-awareness, improve job performance, and increase job satisfaction is the driving force behind her ever-growing professional and personal goals.