Our staff is built to teach each student individually, to develop the skills they need to thrive in mathematics, and to foster a love of learning.

Maya Diakoff

Center Owner/Director of Operations

With Mathnasium since 2014; before starting with Mathnasium, Maya taught high school for 10 years.

School attended: Occidental College & UCLA

Degree: MS in Chemistry

Hobbies & interests: Astronomy, knitting, roller skating

What I love about Mathnasium: I love helping kids acquire the tools they need in order to become advanced math students.


Assistant Director

Currently attending: USC

Major: Computer Science/Data Science

Hobbies & interests: Art history, Watching soccer

What I love about Mathnasium: Mathnasium is an opportunity to give the knowledge and receive more from the students. It is always about great communication and making students feel the math instead of mechanically learning it.


Assistant Director

Currently attending: GCC

Major: Psychology

Hobbies & interests: Movies, make up, and music

What I love about Mathnasium: I love making connections with the kids!



Attended: UCLA

Degree: Cognitive Science

Hobbies & interests: Going to the gym, hiking, and hanging out with friends

What I love about Mathnasium: I love interacting with the kids and helping them with their math skills!



Attended: UC Riverside

Degree: Computer Science, Mathematics

Hobbies & interests: Making and playing video games, camping, reading thriller novels, basketball

What I love about Mathnasium: I love the moment when the kids light up and start to feel confident about a topic that they used to be nervous about.



Attended: UC Berkeley

Degree: Data Science

Hobbies & interests: Playing basketball with friends, sports analytics with data science, reading novels with some coffee, watching football with family, and playing catch with my dog!

What I love about Mathnasium: I love the opportunity to boost kids' confidence when they discover new ways of thinking through math concepts. I believe that this confidence serves them well throughout their lives!



Currently attending: CSUN

Major: Business Analytics

Hobbies & interests: Soccer, movies, and cars

What I love about Mathnasium: The vibe



Currently attending: GCC

Major: Computer Science

Hobbies & interests: Playing the guitar, playing chess, reading, and skiing.

What I love about Mathnasium: I love working with the kids and exploring how their minds develop as their math skills grow.



Currently attending: GCC

Major: Computer Science

Hobbies & interests: Fitness, fashion, real estate, and software development

What I love about Mathnasium: I love that Mathnasium empowers kids to approach math with a positive attitude.



Currently attending: HHS

Intended Major: Architecture

Hobbies & interests: Baking, art, hanging out with friends and family.

What I love about Mathnasium: I love the positive environment that Mathnasium provides for students.

Our Mathnasium Mission

Teach children math so they understand it, master it, and love it. Math can change their lives, and they can change the world.

What I love about Mathnasium is the ability to teach problem-solving skills and make math make sense, while also making a student smile.
Amber W., Mathnasium Instructor

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