I was born in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine on the 18th of September in 1967. I finished high school in 1986 and entered the Department of History at Zaporizhzhia State Pedagogical University. In 1991 I graduated with a Master’s Degree of Arts, with honors. In 1990, I started working as a teacher, private entrepreneur and community leader. I became the Director of Mazal Tov in 1999. I am engaged in every program and project developed and implemented by our JCC. My husband and I have a 20 year old daughter.