BIOGRAPHYElena Volodina — Lady Mail.ru
Publisher of Lady.Mail.Ru, journalist, media manager, blogger and writer.
Yelena graduated from Novosibirsk State University with a degree in journalism. In her senior year, she became the editor-in-chief of the largest shopping guide in Novosibirsk. In 2011, she joined the Lady.Mail.Ru project as an editor and was promoted to editor-in-chief within two years. She now heads the project as its publisher. In addition to being a certified journalist, Yelena is also a certified pastry chef: she is a graduate of the French Ecole de Cusine Alain Ducasse. She knows what it takes to build a career and manage a team while also making time for personal passions. She maintains the self- development blog @joecooker, and also wrote the book Zen in the City. She is constantly learning new things. For several years in a row, she has been included on the Odgers Berndtson Young Media Manager ranking.