Elena was educated as a computer programmer and worked in this industry until 1992 when the new opportunities of international travel suddenly arose for the citizens of Soviet Union. Then she joined an educational agency start up and shortly after started her own project of language travel within it. She developed the project into a separate successful business and by 1998 turned it into one of the most well-known educational agencies in Russia.
Presently she is the owner and the director of Insight-Lingua agency which is dealing not only with language travel sending groups and individuals for language courses abroad, but also has a well-established academic department focused on secondary schools, colleges and universities world-wide, open for new opportunities and study destinations.
Elena has always been an active industry professional taking part in all major industry events and conferences, a member of ALTO eagerly sharing her knowledge and expertise with international colleagues.