Lida was born in Irkutsk, and earned two degrees – one in Geography from Irkutsk State University and the other in English and Linguistics from Irkutsk State Foreign Languages University. She also completed the Irkutsk State Courses for Translators, and continues her Ph.D. studies. Lida began her career at MIR as a local guide, then joined the Irkutsk office as a full-time manager. Lida loves winter sports – especially freeride snowboarding – and enjoys summer biking in the Arshan Mountains.
PUBLISHED: August 20, 2012