From 2006 to present, Maria has participated in various sport, community and social projects in fundraising for Cancer Research, British Heart, Newham community. She is an active UN volunteer and annual Worldskills participant (IT & web-design).
Maria has developed a free General English language course for Russian speakers with its first edition launch in September 2010. It contains the interactive and user friendly mode to study online. Project called "LanguagePro" with web-page www.languagepro.co.uk and has over 10,000 subscribers from all parts of the former USSR countries.
Maria's ideal political leaders are HM Queen Rania of Jordan, Lady Margaret Thatcher. Maria follows the Dalai Lama's life objectives and practice spiritual and mental health as a part of personal growth and success. Maria enjoys tennis, trail running and trekking in her spare time. She plays violin and piano, and likes the DIY projects for home making. Maria has already visited : Lebanon, France, Switzerland, Philippines, Egypt, Spain, Russia, Ukraine; and resides in London, United Kingdom.