Ekaterina is a graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Prior to law school, Ekaterina completed her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Toronto, graduating with a gold medal in the Specialist in History program. At the Faculty of Law, Ekaterina worked as a student caseworker with Advocated for Injured Workers, and volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada and the International Human Rights Program. She also serves as a senior editor of the Critical Analysis of Law Journal.
Ekaterina has an entrepreneurial background. She founded Fully Loaded Tea, a company that produced and sold premium tea blends in the Canadian, U.S. and international markets. In six years of operations, she sold the line into all major North American natural food distributors and national grocery chains. The business received international awards for packaging design, taste and marketing efforts. Ekaterina also founded and ran a business providing EDGAR filing and web marketing services to publicly traded companies in the U.S.
In her spare time, Katya enjoys cooking, working out and walking her Boston Terrier.