She was born in 1971 in Moscow in a family of philologists, graduated from the Philological Faculty of Moscow State University with a degree in Slavic languages, later studied at the Russian Academy of Theater Arts (GITIS) in the Mark Zakharov's studio at the directing department. In recent years, she has been working on the Kultura TV channel. As an author and presenter, she made the eight-episode documentary The Tolstoys, hosts the talk show Observer (Nablyudatel) (won the TEFI prize for the 2015 best talk show). Author and host of the telethon War and Peace. Reading the Novel.
At the Leo Tolstoy State Museum she is engaged in cultural projects (Tolstoy in one click, Anna Karenina. Live Edition, Chekhov is Alive, Live Pages mobile application, etc.). She speaks several foreign languages.