Graduated from Samara State University of Economics (Russia) with a B.S. in Economics, capital markets concentration, in 2007. Right after graduation decided to change career path from Economics to Finance, and enrolled at the University of Denver. In 2009 graduated DU with the degree of Master's in Finance, and was employed by Proprietary Capital, mortgage backed securities hedge fund located in Denver, Colorado, till July 2014. She specialized in building tools for bond analysis and MBS market overview.