Anna was born in Kazan, Russia, where she lived for 23 years. Anna graduated from ORT and participated in Taglit, an experience that inspired her to become involved with Jewish education. For the past 12 years she has been involved, first as a madricha and then as a program coordinator, with various camps in Russia, Germany, Israel and Hungary. Anna majored in international law at the Kazan Federal University, and after receiving her M.A. spent a year at the University of Giessen in Germany, studying various aspects of transition management. Returning from Germany in 2014, Anna moved to Moscow and became a Moishe House resident, as well as an organizing committee member of Limmud Moscow. She also began working at the Israeli embassy, helping various Israeli tech companies and startups enter the Russian market. After a number of years at the embassy Anna transitioned to Nokia, where she was joined the marketing team. In 2017, she decided to reconnect her professional and Jewish paths and joined the Moishe House team as a regional manager working with Russian-speaking communities around the world. Anna is currently also responsible for the expansion of Moishe House to different regions of Europe and FSU.