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Overview

  • 39 References 28 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning Spanish
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • civic education & activism
  • math & economics
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

I mostly stay in Saint Petersburg, doing civic educational project 'Trava' and currently campaigning for the World Cup period (http://cupforpeople.spb.ru/).

Main interests: horizontal cooperations, solidarity economy, cooperative housing, wastecooking, p2p edu, civic edu.

I used to travel a lot for last 5 years and now working on my projects more but host rarely with the lack of free time. If it happens, I can guide you through local community of activists, creative and social enterpreneurs.

When I'm traveling I'm interested in politics, arts, activism and grassroots initiatives, also cities' routine, daily life of people. The best thing is to make something good for a place: go clean the beaches from trash, cook and feed people outdoors, organize a party for random people in the park. Now I go somewhere more for study or exchange.

[ Sorry, I won't be able to host you for the World Cup cause with the flatmates we'v rented out all space:( But please let me know if you wanna joing the campaign.]

Interests

  • arts
  • dancing
  • cooking
  • yoga
  • politics
  • social justice
  • activism
  • techno
  • social impact

Music, Movies, and Books

Movie: La Vita è bella (1997), Wings of Desire, Faraway, So Close!, The Salt of the Earth
Books: Flowers for Algernon (Daniel Keyes), Three Cups of Tea (Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin)

Countries I’ve Visited

Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Colombia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, Peru, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Russian Federation

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