The JWRP honored Dara with the Pamela Claman Leadership Award for being an international role model who has significantly impacted the Jewish world with inspired leadership. Dara and her husband moved to Moscow, Russia 27 years ago, and founded the Lauder Etz Chaim Day School, and two kindergartens in Moscow. Dara and Rabbi Goldschmidt are involved in many more organizations including the Jewish orphanage, summer camp and the Kollel. Dara's greatest love in life is teaching. She has taught all different ages in the spectrum of her career, from young children to elderly women. Dara leads groups of women from Moscow on Momentum Trips to Israel, further lifting her efforts in the FSU.