Irina Prokhorova

Founder, Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation, NOS Literary Prize (New Linguistics).
Russia
She graduated cum laude from the Faculty of Philology of the MSU. Since 1992 — Editor-in-Chief of Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie magazine and publishing house. PhD in Philology.

Winner of the RF State Prize for the Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie magazine in the nomination Best Educational Project (2002); winner of the American independent Liberty Award for her contribution into development of Russian-American cultural relations (2003); Cavalier of the Order of Arts and Letters (France, 2005); winner of the Andrei Bely Prize (2006). In 2012, she became a Cavalier of the Order of the Legion of Honor (France). She is a host of two original programs: Irina Prokhorova. Sistema Tsennostey on RBC TV Channel and Kultura Povsednevnosti on the Snob Channel.