Received B.A. degree in Douglass College (New Jersey); received M.A. in Russian Literature from the University of Massachusetts. Studied and traveled in the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia with Indiana University summer study programs. Took Russian Literature courses at the University of Paris during a Junior Year in France.
Worked as an Administrative /Research Assistant in Chase Manhattan Bank, Rhone-Poulenc, Inc., RJ Reynolds (in St. Petersburg) and other companies. Taught Russian at Mt. Holyoke College, University of Massachusetts, and Russian Sunday schools. Taught English at the Denis School in St. Petersburg.
Returned to Russia in 2007.
- Overall administration of the Development Office work
- Full administrative and analytical support to Executive Director for Overseas Development
- Administrative support to Vice Rector for Development