Born November 10, 1963 in Rzhev, Tver Region.
1982: finished High School No. 4, started work at Elektromekhanika, a local manufacturing unit, as a draughtswoman and then as a picker.
1986: joined Rzhev Machine Building College as a secretary in the administration office, then lab assistant and full-time secretary of the All-Union Young Leninist Communist League Committee.
1993: graduated from Rzhev Machine Building College in Economics.
1994: started her own business.
2001: completed a training programme in Management at the Tver Branch of the North-West Academy of Public Administration.
2006: completed a retraining programme in Human Relations at the Peoples Friendship University of Russia.
Holds multiple awards from the Rzhev Administration for outstanding contribution to entrepreneurship and small business development and for active participation in Rzhevs social life, etc. Member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Committee for Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium-sized Business. Holds certificates of merit from the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for her contribution to entrepreneurship development.