A guide to the New East

Masha Borodacheva

Maria Borodacheva was born in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. She started her career as a violin player in 1997 in Mordovia, Russia. Having completed a degree in international relations at Moscow State University she worked for a soft power foundation in Russia, Georgia and Armenia. She has contributed to several cultural and charity events in Moscow and is currently based between Moscow and St Petersburg where she works as a Partner Manager for Calvert 22 Foundation.