Daria immigrated to Canada in 2006. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy in 2015 and her Juris Doctor in 2019 from University of Alberta. She is bilingual in English and Russian.
In law school, Daria volunteered for Pro Bono Students Canada Amicus Project, Edmonton Community Legal Centre, as well as Student Legal Services in both Criminal and Civil Divisions. She solicited donations for the annual Law Show and participated in the production as a dancer. In the summer before her last year in law school, Daria travelled to New York where she spent a month learning to write non-fiction.
In her spare time, she loves cooking, exploring the Edmonton River Valley with her Miniature Pinscher, Coco, as well as hiking and skiing in the Rockies.