Margarita Yakovleva, Marketing and Fundraising
came to the US from Kazakhstan in 1998.
Born in a Russian family where her
mother was a doctor, pediatrician, she
was raised watching her
mother providing medical treatments to children and saving their lives.
Being a witness to the healthcare deficiencies in the former USSR, she has joined the MISHKA Foundation to help children get better medical care.
Margarita has received a BS in International Trade and Marketing form State University of New York and an MS in Integrated Marketing from New York University.
She currently works as an Online Marketing Manager at Merrill Corporation in New York and collaborates on several research projects with Cambridge University in the UK.