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Alena Popova

Alena Popova

Public figure, nominee of the State Duma of the 4th convocation, blogger and Internet-entrepreneur, volunteer
Languages : English, Russian

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Was born 15th of February 1983 in Ekaterinburg, grew up in Novosibirsk, from 2000 has been living in Moscow.

ACTIVITIES

Volunteering Engaged in volunteer work from 2010 year. Participated in extinguishing fires in the Moscow region in 2010, was an active participant flood relief in the Krasnodar area in 2012, and extinguishing fires in Siberia in the same year.

Politics Was a nominee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation of the 4th convocation in the Novosibirsk

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Was born 15th of February 1983 in Ekaterinburg, grew up in Novosibirsk, from 2000 has been living in Moscow.

ACTIVITIES

Volunteering Engaged in volunteer work from 2010 year. Participated in extinguishing fires in the Moscow region in 2010, was an active participant flood relief in the Krasnodar area in 2012, and extinguishing fires in Siberia in the same year.

Politics Was a nominee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation of the 4th convocation in the Novosibirsk region. Member of the organizing committee of the movement "For Fair Elections". Public figure and social activist. Supporter of the policy of small business. Objective: to become the 1st female prime-minister of Russia.

Female entrepreneur Supports and develops the theme of female entrepreneurship. Co-Founder of Startup Women Project - women’s business association that brings together active and future businesswoman and helps them raise money for their IT ideas, the focus of the StartUp Women is the projects started by women and aimed at female audience. Initiates programs and activities for support women's entrepreneurship.

Social activities Philanthropist, mentor, supporter of social entrepreneurship in Russia. Analyzes, unites and supports the best practices of social innovation. Tries to support projects of social entrepreneurship and promotes this form of social activity. Believes that the state and socially responsible businesses should pay attention to the study of existing good practices in this area. After flood in Krasnodar area in July 2012, was initiator and founder of volunteers’ camp for helping victims. Now develops Civil corps. This is organization like the alternative EMERCOM of Russia with educational centre, prompt reaction group, volunteers and own structure without bureaucracy for targeted assistance.

Startups and investion Has great experience in investment activity, form both sides: as an entrepreneur and as an investor. Alena has have being an business-angel from 2000. Founder of 0nline-school for startups, which later became one of the part Startup-Afisha - central service portal for the start-up market in Russia.

E-Government One of the leading experts of the e-government in Russia since 2009. Collects and examines the best examples of eGov all over the world. Initiated the 1st practical conference Gov2Russia, where were representative the best Russian practices. Also the founder of the project eGovLive, which aims to monitor and promote e-government projects in Russia. Engages in marketing of public services. In the framework Code4Russia organized open IT-expertise for eGov projects.

Civil projects Considers that Government 2.0 is one of the most important levers of influence for solving important social problems. Promotes the unification of civic leaders, authors and members of large volunteer projects. Founder of electronic portals, bringing together a variety of civic initiatives, such as a directory of civil projects Gov2People and All-Russian competition for developers Code4Russia.

CAREER AND EDUCATION

2012, Moscow, Russia Founder of Open Project Foundation Founder of Open Project Foundation which is focused on civil activities, social innovation, projects which aimed at changes in social and political life for developing civil society in Russia. As part of the Foundation were started OpenDuma project (livebroadcasting from the State Duma for ordinary citizens), InData (Russian School of data-Journalism and data and inforgraphics competitions) and OpenAction (united media resource about structure and news of the protest action)

2011-2012, Moscow, Russia Social and political activist Active participant of the shares “Na Bolotnoy”, “Na Sakharova” and #occupyAbay. Organizer of public press-centre of the political meeting “Na Bolotnoy” and “Na Sakharova”. Supported the project helpwall.info for legal aid for arrested activists during protest actions. Suffered from the police actions during the share in Puskin Square, March 5, 2012.

2011, Novosibirsk, Russia Nominee of the Russian Federation of the 4th convocation in the Novosibirsk region Nominee of the State Duma of of the Russian Federation of the 4th convocation in the Novosibirsk region, not being a member of the party was nominate from “Spravedlivaya Rossiya” (number 2 in the regional list). Started and realized a number of social initiatives such as “Change Novosibirks” and “Fair Budget” during pre-election campaign. Http://candidate.alenapopova.ru project was appreciated as one of the best examples of pre-election campaign on the Internet.

2009-2011, Moscow, Russia. Founder of the AlenaPopova.Ru brand The blog alenapopova.ru was started. This is the active period of the Internet business. Established a number of key projects in the eGov and civil activities area, female entrepreneur and startups (Duma 2.0, StartUp Afisha, StartUp Women, eGovLive, Gov2People and Code4Russia). Famous as social innovator who connected capital and active citizenship. As a result not only united the perspective resources but also developed environment.

2009, Moscow, Russia Founder of Starlook.Ru The campaign Brainstorm AV was created a platform about social shopping, beauty and style – starlook.ru. It’s a fast-paced online project with an extensive network of partners around the world.

2006, Moscow, Russia Founder and CEO Brainstorm AV company The main activities Brainstorm AV (BAV) - production, aggregation and distribution of video on the Internet and mobile devices, including animation studio Videosnack.ru, has received prestigious international awards, including the competition of animated films in Cannes.

2005-2007, Ekaterinburg, Russia Founder and CEO “Baryerov Net” company Regional advertising company (advertising. Marketing, PR)

2005-2006, Moscow, Russia Development Director of Myachkovo Airport Went form the press-secretary to the Director of Development, from the creation press-releases and communicating with the media to look for strategic partner and investors, organized meetings with the major business-aviation players in Russia and abroad.

2004-2006, Moscow, Russia Radio and TV Producer Creating the TV show for the young people (Kultura, RTR-Sport, STS channels), radio talk-show (City-FM etc.) and develop a new format of the "Vzglyad" program.

2002-2003, Moscow, Russia TV-reporter Training on the TVCentre channel, “Vremena” program, ORT (Fonina studio)

2001-2003, Moscow, Russia Parliament Reporter Information agency “Globus” (State Duma, Council of the Federation)

2000-2005, Moscow, Russia Faculty of Journalism, MSU Department of the new media and the communication theory

1998, Ekaterinburg, Russia Took part in making regional broadcasting projects

MEMBERSHIP

1. Member, Global Shapers Russia 2. Advicer, Korea-Russia Business Council 3. Member, tutorship program for children and orphanage 4. Broad member, E-Democracy Development Foundation

PROGRESS

1. Hertzen grantholder 2. Potanin grantholder 3. Nominee for the national award in media business, "Media Manager 2011" 4. One of the young leaders of the economy at Davos Economic Forum in Russia

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Alena Popova and Nikolai Levshits 15.09.2012
Alena Popova and Nikolai Levshits 15.09.2012
Alena Popova on Life TV
Alena Popova on Life TV
Me (we) and social networks
Me (we) and social networks