1980 – Ph.D., Minsk Academy of Sciens, At Science
1972 --Minsk, State University, Faculty of Journalism
Journalist Professional Experience
1969-1986 Journalist, head of department of literature and arts in "Zanmja Junosti" newspapaer
1986-1991 Special correspondent of "Soviet culture" Moscow newspaper
1991-1998 Deputy Chief Editor of "Delo (East + West) Minsk magazine
1998-2003 Deputy Chief Editor " Belorussian business newspaper" Minsk
Professional and Public Affiliations
Since 1974 – Soviet Union of Journalists, literature couch
Since 1984 – Soviet Union of Cinematographers of USSR, chair of critical section
Since 1997 - co-founder and manager independent organization "Women's writers in transition" that works in cooperation with international PEN- organization Women's Writers for Rights, Literature and Development
Since 2000 - Belorussian of Arts, critical section member
Since 2001 - Belorussian Federation of Journalists, member
Conferences, Awards and Publications
Participated in more than 30 International conferences on culture, human rights, media and gender under umbrella of USIS, OSI, UN, UNESCO, OSCE, TACIS and other organizations, organized more than 10 international and national projects on media freedom, culture, gender and human rights.
Wrote and edited 10 books and collections on Beelorussian culture, International cooperation, human rights, media development and gender equality.
Author of a report about the situation of humans rights and present state of social mental activity in Belarus, which is titled "The Country of Abandoned Children" for the conference of UNHCR in Budapest on July, 10-13, 1997 and on the 2nd Assembly of the UN of the Peoples and Forum "Tavola della Pace" in Italy on October, 1997.
During 1997-1998 provided in "Delo"-magazine (in Russian) and in "Belarus&Business" (in English) the column "Social-indicator".
Managed to make the Swetlana Alexievich book "Chernobyl's Pray" as a fact of social consciousness.