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Kudakhtina Olga

Education:

  • The Kuban State University, BS in Physics/Teacher (Russia);

Experience:

  • Teacher in Physics in Public School, Krasnodar, Russia;
  • Teacher in Math in Public School, Moscow, Russia;
  • Educator of the Montessori Educational Center, Moscow, Russia;
  • Teacher at East –West Cultural and Educational Center, Baltimore, USA;
  • Employee at Metaphor Academic Center since 2019.

Skoromnikova Anastasiia

Education:

  • Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Department of Tax Policy and Customs Tariff Regulation (Russia);
  • Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Institute for Advanced Studies (Russia).

Experience:

  • Employee at Metaphor Academic Center since 2019.

Achievements:

  • Honored Master of Sports of Russia in Rhythmic Gymnastics

Burzakovschi Yekaterina

Background:

  • Teacher’s Assistant

Education:

  • Medical National College, Republic of Moldova;
  • Tiraspol State University, Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, major in Primary Education, Republic of Moldova.

Experience::

  • Nurse, Republic of Moldova.
  • Kindergarten Teacher in ABC Class Kindergarten, New York, USA;
  • Employee at Metaphor Academic Center since 2018.

Lashko Maria

Background:

  • Master in Geography, Science and Environmental Studies

Education:

  • Moscow Region State University, major in Geography, Natural Science and Environmental Management.

Experience:

  • Geography teacher, Dolgoprudny, Moscow region, Russian;
  • Teacher at Metaphor Academic Center since 2018.

Achievements:

  • Certificate of honor of the Department of Education;
  • Diploma of the head of the city of Dolgoprudny;
  • Diploma of the Ministry of Education of the Moscow Region;
  • Letter of thanks from the Council of Deputies of Dolgoprudny.

Lenton Guzel

Background:

  • Master in Philology, Specialist in events management

Education:

  • Kazan Federal University, BEd in German Language Teaching;
  • Practical methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language certification.

Experience:

  • German language teacher, Kazan, Russia;
  • Interpreter/translator of the International Department, All-Russian Childrens’ Center ‘Orlyonok’, Russia;
  • Deputy Head of the International Department, All-Russian Children’s Center ‘Orlyonok’, Russia;
  • Teaсhing Fellow at the Global Language Network, Washington, D.C.;
  • Employee at Metaphor Academic Center since 2018.

Anfilofyeva Luidmila

Background:

  • Master in Mathematics

Education:

  • Irkutsk State Pedagogical Institute, Faculty of Mathematics, major in Teaching of Mathematics, Russia.

Experience:

  • 30 years of teaching mathematics and science in schools of the Republic of Buryatia, Russia.
  • Teacher at Metaphor Academic Center since 2018.

Zhuravlova Iryna

Background:

  • Master in Translation and Teaching Foreign Languages

Education:

  • Sevastopol National Technical University, major in Theory and Practice of Translation, Teaching English, German and French languages;
  • Qualification course in Fundamentals of child psychology and educational theory;
  • Qualification course in Theory and methods of teaching foreign languages and cultures.

Experience:

  • English language teacher for kids, Sevastopol;
  • Teacher at Metaphor Academic Center since 2018.

Zonova Iaroslava

Background:

  • Professional Folk Musician, Specialist in Music Education

Education:

  • Tver Musorsky Musical College, major in solo and choral folk singing, Russia

Experience:

  • Around 10 years of engagement in preservation and study of Russian traditional culture, musical folklore, national traditions, customs and holidays;
  • Soloist of Mezha Folklore Ethnographic Ensemble, Tver, Russia;
  • Participant of Istoki Russian Culture Center, Podolsk, Russia;
  • Teacher of additional education in children’s creative centers, ethno-cultural centers, in schools and kindergartens in Russia and the USA;
  • Employee at Metaphor Academic Center since 2018.

Achievements:

  • Prize winner of numerous festivals and competitions, participant of scientific conferences and seminars, including national and international levels.

Zoob Alexey

Background:

  • Professional Artist

Education:

  • Art college, major in painting and sculpture, Russia;
  • Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts, MA in Monumental Painting, Russia.

Experience/achievments:

  • Student exhibitions in Tokyo, Moscow and Stockholm (1990);
  • Member of Painters and Sculptors Association of Israel (1991);
  • Exhibition in Moscow Modern Art Center – presentation the idea of using Matryoshka dolls as portable symbols of “mini monumental art” (1993);
  • Commission in murals for Jeffrey Sweetbaum (1992- 1996);
  • Solo and group exhibition in Jerusalem Theatre Gallery, by the Israeli Ministry of Culture patronage (1997);
  • Lived and worked in the Sa-Nur Artist Village in Samaria, several exhibitions in the local Gallery (1997-1999);
  • Solo exhibition in Mitzpe Hayamim Gallery, Israel (1998);
  • Exhibition in Alexandre Gertsman “Intart” Gallery, cooperation in designing murals for Mr. Blavatnik house (Medin Room) with the office of architect Thierry Despont. Two solo exhibitions in Mr. Len Blavatnik Office on 5th avenue (2002 -2003);
  • Solo exhibition in AvantGarde Gallery, Washington DC (2004);
  • Solo exhibition in Goldman Art Gallery, Rockville MD (2005);
  • Participation in Modern Russian Art auction Project with group exhibition in Gallery “”5″” Richmond VA (2006);
  • Solo exhibition in Russian Cultural Center Gallery, Washington DC 2007 – solo exhibition in Arts Barn Gallery, Gaithersburg MD (2007);
  • Solo exhibition in Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville MD (2008);
  • Solo exhibition in Smith Parada Gallery in Georgetown Washington DC (2008);
  • Group exhibition in Strathmore Gallery Bethesda MD (2009);
  • Solo exhibition in Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery in Washington DC (2009);
  • Solo exhibition in Frangulian Gallerie, Paris, France (2010);
  • Solo exhibition in Kentland Mansion Gallery Gaithersburg MD (2011);
  • Solo exhibition in Bohrer Park Gallery Gaithersburg MD (2012);
  • Solo exhibition in Historic Churchhill Hotel foyer -gallery Washington DC (2013);
  • Solo exhibit in Glenview Mansion Gallery and Arts Barn Gallery (2015);
  • Solo exhibition in Chesapeake Gallery North Potomac MD (2016);
  • Teacher at Metaphor Academic Center since 2006.

Website: www.alexeyzoob.com

Filimonova-Krivtsova Larissa

Background:

  • Master in Philology, Specialist in Science and Technology

Education:

  • Byelorussian State University, MSc in Philosophy of Science;
  • Moscow State University, Sorbonne University, MA in Philosophy, Joint degree, Russia.

Experience:

  • Administrative Specialist/USAID, U.S. Embassy to the Russian Federation, Moscow;
  • Science and Technology (S&T) Specialist, Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Office, U.S. Embassy to the Russian Federation, Moscow;
  • Employee at Metaphor Academic Center since 2018.

Achievments:

  • Received 18 training certificates at the U.S. Embassy Moscow including PE221 Environment, Science, Technology and Health Trade for Locally Employed Staff at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI), Virginia, USA;
  • Achieved 24 awards at the U.S. Embassy, Moscow;
  • Attended more than 17 international science conferences.