Executive Director

Ruth Keyes

Ruth has had a wide diversity of management and leadership experiences.  She co-founded and led a STEM program for elementary and middle school students called jrCode. In this role, she worked closely with school administrators, parents, students, and teachers to provide STEM programming. She has worked internationally on a volunteer basis, as well, and bring skill and fluency in supporting community initiatives. She is creative and passionate about girls’ education, particularly in STEM, and has deep experience in management.

She received her undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University and her M.B.A. from Wake Forest University.

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Board of Directors

Olga Dadasheva

Olga was born in Moscow, Russia, came to the Unites Stated in 1989. Olga is a graduate of Moscow Oil and Gas Academy (1981) with MS in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics. Currently she is a software development architect at Harvard University IT department.

Dzhangir Dadashev

Dzhangir was born in Moscow, Russia, came to the Unites Stated in 1989. Dzhangir is a graduate of Moscow Oil and Gas Academy (1981) with MS in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics. Dzhangir is a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Oracle Corporation.

Alex Karezin

Graduated from Moscow State University with degree in Applied Mathematics. Started career as software engineer working for major US technology companies; later transitioned to product management and business development.

Mikhail Korenman

was born in N Novgorod, Russia. In 1983 graduated from Voronezh (Russia) State University with Masters degree in Chemistry. In 1999 completed Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction at Kansas State University. More than 30 years of experience in teaching high school and college level. Principal of the Russian School of Mathematics in Naperville, IL.

Leonid Madorsky

Leonid was born in Minsk, Belarus, came to the United States in 1989. Leonid graduated at the top of his class from a Math Magnet school with advanced Mathematics and Physics programs. He got his Electronics Engineering Degree from the Belarusian University of Informatics and Radio Electronics. A Microsoft Certified Professional with more than 30 years of experience in the high tech industry, he founded the Russian School of Mathematics RSM-Louisville in 2005.

Natalya Karmiy

 Natalya was born in Lvov, Ukraine, came to the Unites Stated in 1992. Natalya is a graduate of Lvov State University (1989) with MS in Applied Mathematics. She has more then 15 years of software development experience and currently she is a Senior Project Manager at PartnersHealth.

Misha Pivovarov

has been living in the Boston, MA area since 1989. After receiving his MS in Computer Science he has been working in the medical informatics field ever since. Misha is currently working at the Center for Systems Biology at the Mass General Hospital where he is leading a group of informaticians that develop software tools facilitating academic research. Misha has been actively involved with philanthropy focusing on community development and character building. His unique mixture of passion for science and charity makes him a valuable member of the RSM Foundation.