Aleksandra Kuznetsova earned a BA in international relations (2004) and is pursuing an MA in international public law from Kazan State University. She interned at the Agency for International Cooperation and Development in Kazan and at the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As a student, she received the Morosov scholarship, given each year to the best student in international relations, as well as the best student medal. In 2005, she volunteered in Berlin on a project titled, "Central Aspects of the EU Constitution: HIV/AIDS & Human Rights." Sasha has worked as a teaching assistant at Kazan State University and has published articles on the role of the United Nations in law-making.