Natalia Sokolova

Executive Director of the Deafblind support Foundation «Con-nection»

Natalia Sokolova

Natalia graduated from the Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University, the thesis was devoted to the geography of the advertising business in the world. She worked for major international advertising agencies (Bates Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett Moscow). Since 2010, she headed the department of information and media support of the Russian Geographical Society. In 2017 she moved to the Deafblind support Foundation «Con-nection». Since that moment, the awareness of the inhabitants of Russia about the deafblind, about their problems has reached 51%. The Foundation is among the ten most cited charitable organizations in the RF. Thanks to this and the systemic support of the Foundation, the quality of life of the deafblind people has increased significantly. They came out of isolation, began to receive assistance in rehabilitation, training and employment, obtaining the necessary technical means and support.

Other Speaker

Julia Bragina

Deputy head of the social development Department of Russian Railways

Анна Сорокина

Руководитель отдела аналитики, Социальная платформа Фонда Росконгресс – Фонд Инносоциум

Julia Zimova

Head of the Department of priority projects and strategic initiatives of the all-Russian popular front, member of the public chamber of Russia