Elizaveta Godunova earned a Master’s degree in Political Science Applied to Ethnic Policy from Saint Petersburg State University in Saint Petersburg in 2017. After her baccalaureate, she worked for the Leningrad Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry as an Assistant of the President. There, she mastered valuable professional skills such as statistical analysis, political and media landscape, and executive support. Also, she helped with facilitating the entry and support of foreign companies in the market of Russia and the CIS countries. During the master’s program, she trained in the government of the Novgorod region. There, she helped small and medium-sized businesses and the government to organize joint work. After university, Elizaveta worked at the Honey House LLC as a Marketing Assistant. She performed various marketing analyses, presentations about company development, and prepared the company for special exhibitions. Her main achievement was work on the Dozhd TV channel, a Russian independent television channel, where she organized the cooperation of the TV channel with the Ministry of Defense, taking into account unstable relations. Also, she worked with specialized companies on cooperation issues and led the organization of the filming process. Now, she is working for The Center for Strategic Research North-West Foundation as a Strategic Consultant.