Nelya Rakhimova grew up in the town of Tobolsk, Russia. She received her Master’s in Environmental studies in Russia and Arizona State University as Fulbright scholar. Right now she is pursuing her PhD in Germany and works as a consultant at UN DESA in the Division on Sustainable Development. She is a founder and CEO of Sustainability Knowledge Hub for Russian speaking audience OpenShkola (www.openshkola.org). Her interests are sustainability, sustainable lifestyles, and sustainable lifelong learning.