Prior to her appointment at BTWHSPVA, Ms. Ivenskaya was Library
Operations Manager for the Farmers Branch Manske Library. During her
five years' tenure there, she participated in the renovation and
rejuvenation of nearly all aspects of the library, from facilities to
library systems, from services to programs.
Ms. Ivenskaya was previously the Library Media Specialist at Grand
Prairie High School 9th Grade Center, and served several years in
various school library roles for Grand Prairie ISD. Before beginning her
professional career in libraries, and attaining a master's in Library
Science, she taught Russian and French in GPISD and DISD.
Ms. Ivenskaya was raised "behind the iron curtain" in the Russian
Federation, where she received her first master's degree in Philology
and Education, before emigrating to the United States in 1999. Outside of
work, Natalia's personal interests include traveling, reading, music,
jewelry making, and spending time with her wonderful family.