Toniya Katsarov took on the Database Manager role in March 2012. Prior to joining Equality Now, she worked as a Database Administrator at the Berkeley Carroll School in Brooklyn, New York. She has extensive experience working with databases and various Blackbaud products. She also served as a volunteer at Elmhurst Hospital. Ms. Katsarov graduated from Novosibirsk State Technical University, holding the U.S. equivalent of a B.S. in Systems Engineering with a concentration in Management Information Systems. Her graduation thesis was on the modeling of self-organization effects in biosocial systems.