Maria Voloshina is a Project Manager at The Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF). She supports the Foundation’s external relations, fundraising and digital marketing efforts in the FSU and Israel. Prior to the establishment of the Genesis Prize, Maria was involved in the fundraising and external relations work for the Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG) and a number of GPG's grantees, including Hillel Russia.
Prior to joining Genesis, Maria was a senior advertising executive at Vedomosti, the leading Russian-language business newspaper owned at the time by The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. While at Vedomosti, Maria was in charge of the real estate section and numerous special supplements and digital initiatives. Her responsibilities also included managing relationships with key multinational clients.
Maria graduated from the Moscow Pedagogic University with a degree in Linguistics.