Ms. Fesenko graduated from the Pedagogical University in St. Petersburg with a degree in technology teaching. For many years, she taught math, computer science, and technology courses at the middle and high school levels. In 2011, Ms. Fesenko was sent by her school to take Robotics courses with the most well-known robotics teacher in Russia, Sergey Filippov. At the end of the program, she won first place in the final Robotics competition for teachers. For a number of years after that, Ms. Fesenko taught robotics and programming at the Presidential Physics and Mathematics Lyceum in St. Petersburg. In addition, she prepared students for the Russian Robotics Olympiad in which many of them won prizes. She spent her summers working at a robotics camp.
For the past 5 years, Ms. Fesenko has been teaching programming and robotics at an after school program that she started in NE Philadelphia as well as math and robotics at the Golden Key Russian School.