Olga Barskaya is Macaulay's Coordinator of Special Events. She is an alumna of Macaulay Honors College and holds a B.A. in Finance and Investments from Baruch College. Her studies and community service have taken her from Zhitomer, Ukraine, her birthplace, to communities in South Africa, Argentina, Israel, China, Brooklyn and New Orleans. In 2010 she received the Financial Women's Association's Student Achievement Award and the Chancellor's Award for Leadership and Community Service in 2009.
In her spare time, Olga coordinates the Sunday School Program for the Kings Bay Y in Brooklyn, leads youth groups on trips to Israel and is a member of Limmud FSU, an educational organization for Russian-speaking Jews, and Limmud International.