Russian - American Adoptee & American Ambassador

Daria Rottenberk

‘Valentina is my birth name and journey of finding myself, my roots, & biological family while spreading adoption awareness. I love connecting to other adoptees, as it helps me connect to myself. I enjoy growing this community and spreading adoption awareness.’

Daria has been involved with I’m Adopted since the start of 2020 as our official American ambassador. She has played a huge part with connecting with others adopted from all over the world, from our live talks to one-on-one live talks with I’m Adopted. Outside of I’m Adopted, Daria works with her model career in Los Angeles. You can find Daria’s profiles below for more information! is coming soon with a new chapter of Daria’s journey! 

Official Social Links

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Instagram @dariarottenberk

Contact Daria

Selected Sources and News Links
Daria Rottenberk – Radio Public – Now I am Daria, and there was Valentina – Read Article (ru)
Our Journeys Interview (I’m Adopted)
Learning about those Cultural Differences
Social Emotional and Mental Challenges

Talk Videos

Your High School Years as an Adoptee

Social & Mental Challenges for Adoptees
Most Common Questions
The Future of Adoption
Experiences of reconnecting with birth families
Views on Letting Go
Daria and Ali
Cultural Differences with Daria Rottenberk
Navigating Identities
The Glamorization of Adoption
Reflecting on National Adoption Awareness Month
Our Journeys with Daria Rottenberk


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