Editor-in-chief of the publishing house, Co-Founder of the Fund
«NEW LITERARY OBSERVER» PUBLISHING HOUSE, MIKHAIL PROKHOROV FUND
Irina Prokhorova is Editor-in-chief of the «New Literary Observer» Publishing House and Сo-Founder of the Mikhail Prokhorov Fund (The Charitable Foundation for Cultural Initiatives). In 2002 Ms. Prokhorova received the highest award of the Russian State – the State Prize for the best educational project. In 2003 she was awarded by the independent Liberty prize for outstanding contributions to Russian and American culture. In 2005 Ms.Prokhorova became the Knight of Literature and Culture in France. In 2006 she was awarded by Andrei Bely Literary Prize. In 2012 she became the Chevalier of the Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur of France.