General Director of the Institute for Reform and Enterprise, a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Letters.
She was born in Sverdlovsk. She graduated from the Journalism Department of the Ural State University. Gorky. After graduation, she worked in the foreign department of the newspaper "Trud", science editor at the publishing house "Mir", led by the sociological laboratory museology at the Ministry of Culture of the USSR.
From 1993 to present - General Director of the Institute for Reform and entrepreneurship. During this period, under her guidance an major sociological studies on the socio-political and economic topics. She has worked with major American universities, European corporations.
Has extensive experience in the implementation of joint research projects with foreign partners such as Gallup, World UNESCO, the National Council for Soviet and East European Studies (NCSEER), Center for Structural Reform and the Informal sector (IRIS), University of Maryland and the Council on Foreign Research (IREX), Stanford University, University of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as well as foreign publications "Der Spiegel", "New York Times", etc.
Performed the orders of the Government of Russia, the State Duma and the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly, Moscow Government and other government agencies.
She has participated in research projects with leading Russian and foreign banks, including the World Bank.
According to a study in the United States published a series of scientific books.
Engaged in publishing. Were written and published books in Russian and English languages. This: "The first ever", "Through Christ," "Russia for eight years with Putin", "Reborn Russian business elite," "Russia's prestige," "Senators Russia", "business and political elite, democratic Russia," "Union State - Belarus and Russia - a step into the future. "
For five years she was editor in chief of the Public Council of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Russian Federation, "Ukrainian News" (for immigrants from Ukraine living in Russia). The founder and publisher of the newspaper "New Country."
All she has published more than a thousand articles, 36 scientific journals, 10 books. Is the compiler of several encyclopedias.
Is a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Letters.
For many years she was a parliamentary correspondent for the Russian Federation Council and the State Duma.
She was awarded the state award - the Medal "In memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow". Has many public awards, including: Medal "zealots education" in honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Pushkin, Honorary Knight of the Zodiac Knights of the National Committee of the Russian Imperial orders, medals to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first flight of Yuri Gagarin anniversary medal SP The Queen and others.