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Birds on Fire – Original painting by Rachel Mondlak Sochazewski, sister of Hinda Mondlak

About the Authors

Moises Julian Goldman, son of Hinda Mondlak Goldman

Moises J. Goldman, PhD

Hinda’s son, Moises, translated and transcribed his mother’s eleven audio tapes that were recorded in Yiddish and Spanish.

Dr. Goldman is an accomplished aerospace scientist, executive, and entrepreneur. As CEO, COO, and CTO in diverse industries, he developed business across North America, South America, and Europe working with small companies and global corporations like ATT, Northrop Grumman, Whirlpool, America Movil, GM, Ford, Scotia Bank, and HSBC.

Dr. Goldman holds an MSEE and PhD in Engineering Systems from UCLA and an MBA from MIT Sloan. He has served on boards at MIT and the Illinois Institute of Technology, Knapp Center for Entrepreneurship. He was a founding member of the TALENT Program at the Illinois Math and Science Academy (I.M.S.A.).

Currently, Dr. Goldman and his wife, Terry, reside in Austin, Texas.  He is a member of Congregation Agudas Achim.

Download Moises’s extended Biography here

Sherry Maysonave

Sherry Maysonave, who brought Hinda’s story to life on the written page, is an award- winning author and acclaimed motivational speaker.

Sherry has been interviewed by over two hundred television, radio, and print publications across the U.S., Canada, and Europe. This includes multiple appearances on NBC’s Today, ABC, CBS, Fox, and NPR radio. Sherry has been featured in USA Today, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New Yorker, InStyle, and BusinessWeek.

Sherry’s first book, Casual Power, was an Amazon category best-seller in non-fiction and is the author and producer of the DVD series, Brand a Positive Business Image.

Her first children’s book, an Apple i-book, —EggMania: Where’s the Egg in Exactly?— won five awards. Sherry’s debut novel, The Girl Who Could Read Hearts, has garnered fifteen awards, including Gold Medal in the Readers’ Favorite International Awards.

Download Sherry’s extended Biography here