Nadiya began her career at Westchester School for Dental Assistants in 2014.A native of St. Petersburg, Russia; she immigrated to the US at the age of 11. Nadiya has a bachelors of Arts degree in political science with a minor in mathematics and social science from Manhattanville College. Nadiya started her career at WSDA in 2014 as an admissions representative. In 2015, Nadiya became the director of financial aid. Nadiya currently is the director of operations, which encompasses the responsibilities of the day to day operations of the school. An avid martial arts expert and teacher.. Nadiya holds a black belt in taekwondo. She was a Junior Olympics and AAU three time gold medalist champion.