Karishma Kuwelker | Collective Change Institute

Karishma Kuwelker | Collective Change Institute

Collective Change Institute is Asia's leading coach certification and professional coach development program.

Apprentice Coach, CCI

Karishma Kuwelker

– MB (Bachelor of Medicine)
– BCh (Bachelor of Surgery)
– BAO ( Bachelor of art of Obstetrics)


English, Norwegian, Hindi

Professional background

Karishma completed a bachelors in medicine, surgery and obstetrics, from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, which has been recognized and ranked among the top 2% of universities worldwide. While at university Karishma undertook medical research internships in Harvard and Cornell university. She is a fully qualified and recognized as a medical doctor in Ireland, UK, Norway, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. She has completed 3 years of specialization practice in internal medicine in Norway and is currently working as a research doctor at the cardiac department in the National University Hospital (NUH) in Singapore.

Specialty & Expertise

Karishma has the ability to bring out the best in people, she guides them to focus on their key achievements as a method to instill positivity. Her approachable demeanor provides a safe and comfortable environment for people to open up to her.

Personal Background

Karishma is ethnically Indian but born and brought up in Norway. Her passion for travelling has led her to visit over 40 countries which has contributed to her multicultural and multifaceted perspective on life. As she has lived in different countries ranging from the small town Lillehammer in Norway to the metropolitan and urban Singapore, she has picked up the ability to connect and understand people from different backgrounds. Being a doctor has taught her how to connect with people on a deeper level, and also revealed her love and passion for uplifting human beings through their toughest times. Her medical training and patient experience has given her great listening and sensing skills. As abundance of empathy and clear communication has always been highly emphasized with both her patients and colleagues, she brings this forth in her coaching as well.

Coaching style

Highly empathetic, understanding, motivational, fun, versatile and honest.

Personal philosophy

Life is yearning to give you an answer. You just have to find the right question. I believe that unconditional self love and belief are powerful but often unexplored tools to overcome obstacles that life throws our way.