Natalia was born in New-York, USA in 1974, but grew up in Moscow, Russia, where she finished high school and graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, in Philology and Linguistics. In the 90s she moved back to US, where she graduated from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut in Mass Communication and PR. Upon graduation Natalia moved back to NYC to pursue career in that field, but her destiny had something else in stock. Natalia entered the world of Fashion, and made her career in Retail Fashion Buying, working at global brands such as Escada, Donna Karan and DKNY, Ann Taylor, etc. In 2012 she moved to Sarajevo, Bosnia, with her husband and kids. Here, in Sarajevo, she is successfully teaching Russian language, works as an interpreter and organizes various cultural projects between Bosnia and Russia. Natalia’s ultimate goal is broaden and deepen relationship between these two countries, and teaching Russian language is one of the stepping stones.