Oksana was born and lives in Krivoy Rog, Ukraine.
While studying at university Oksana joined the Krivoy Rog JCC. This was her first encounter with her own Jewish roots, and the more she deepened her knowledge of her heritage the more impactful it became. Now her goal is to enable the Jewish people in Ukraine to learn more about their culture and ancestry.
Oksana had worked as a project manager at the JCC, as well as methodist and educator. 2015 she took part in the Incubator Project at Paideia, Sweden, where she developed her program management skills. She was also responsible for implementing serveral Jewish educational and arts programs for pre-and primary school children, teens and families. These include “Be Jewish Twister,” "Be Jew" board game, and the"Jewneration" workbook that is used in many FSU countries to prepare Jewish children for school. Several last years Oksana was working as a program coordinator of 4 countries at AJT.JDC project (project for Jewish teens at FSU) were implemented Jewish values and knowledge into the work of chapters and their Programs.
2017 Oksana became a part of ROI Shusterman network and 2020 graduated from Kaplan Leadership Initiative program