Task of the science is to serve

– Tolstoy –

Science is the captain, and
practice the soldiers.

– Leonardo da Vinci –

Frontiers of science are like the
horizon: the more we approach
it, the more it moves away.

– Boiste –

The fantasy is more important
than knowing.

– Albert Einstein –

Science – it means organized

– Spencer –

Freedom for the science the
same as the air for a living soul.

– Poincaré –

Research area of all sciences is

– Pascal –

System of science must be
looked at as the system of
nature: all in it is endless and

– Cuvier –

Scientific plan without working
hypothesis is a skeleton without
living body.

– Hirschfeld-

The main research subject of
mankind is the human.

– Goethe –

All is important in science.

– Heine –

Books must be results of
sciences, but sciences not results
of books.

– Bacon –

Scientist is not the one, who
gives the right answers, but the
one, who asks the right

– Claude Lévi-Strauss –

The more we will seek for the
truth outside us, the more we
will move away of it. The more
we will be able to understand
who we are, the more the truth
will assert us in ourselves.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Before being dictated the nature
needs to be obeyed.

– Bacon –

A true scientist is not one who
has more acquired, but one who
has more understood.

– Leibniz –

Science – to know how the
being acts. To know the action
of the being.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Science is benefactor of

– Berthelot –

Sākums » Team Members » Maria Mikhailova

Maria Mikhailova

MBA Maria Mikhailova


2019 – 2021 University of Latvia, MBA in International Business with Specialisation in Export Management (Riga, Latvia)

2014 – 2018 National Research University “Higher School of Economics”, BSc in Sociology (Moscow, Russia)

Work experience

2020-present Institute of Economics, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Researcher
2019 Demola Fall’19, Team Lead
2017-2018 Sanofi (Moscow office), Market Research Intern

Languages: Russian, English

Research fields

Social Entrepreneurship
National Competitiveness
Gender Equality

Research activity

Assistance in “Levada-Center” research among benefactors of “Podari Zhizn” charitable organization (Moscow, 2014)

Scientific publications

Sloka B., Mikhailova M. (2020) Social Entrepreneurship: a Study of Successful Practices. Balkan and Near Eastern Journal of Social Sciences 2020: 06 (04), p. 27-33.