Dr. Kanarsky is originally from Russia. She graduated from Moscow State University with a B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics and later earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics and a M.S. in Computer Science from Emory University (Atlanta). Dr. Kanarsky has taught mathematics and statistics at a college level for several years and has been working for EPGY since 2011. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three sons. Margarita enjoys spending time with the family. She likes alpine skiing, running and swimming; she swims with a local Masters Swim Team.