Irina Groushevaia

Location: NYC // With BTR Since: 2016

Irina Groushevaia is the Social Media Director at BTR. She is also a staff writer and shoots the weekly photoblog.

Irina is originally from Moscow, Russia, and moved to New York in 2012 after finishing high school (she doesn't have any pet bears, unfortunately). She graduated from Baruch College with a BA in Journalism and Creative Writing, and minors in English and Photography. She's written for, reporting about the hottest music festivals and for, investigating political issues.

In her free time, you can find her at the newest modern art exhibit or playing general trivia at a local bar in Bushwick, where she happily resides and sips artisanal coffee.

The Latest From Irina Groushevaia

3/27/17 // The Future Is Chow

BTRtoday investigates the history of Chinese-American cuisine at the Museum of Food and Drink! | read

3/17/17 // Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Duit!

Happy Saint Patrick's Day: The Mighty Irish of New York City join the celebration of cultural heritage in the Big Apple! | read

3/14/17 // A Day Without a Woman

BTR social media director Irina Groushevaia joins the show to discuss covering the 'A Day Without a Woman' protests and the issue of whether men can discuss women's issues. | listen

3/13/17 // Pussy Knits Back

New York Cat Cafe brings Pussy Hat Project for a women's day sit in for knitting with kittens. | read

3/9/17 // #ADayWithoutAWoman Rally

International Women's Day is celebrated every year on March 8th to commemorate women's rights movements. This year, the non-profit organization for women's rights, Women's March, organized #ADayWithoutAWoman rallies to show what happens when a woman steps down to voice concerns of the female… | read

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