Anastasiya Lapitskaya was born in Minsk, Belarus and moved to Canada when she was twelve years old. She lived in Toronto for a number of years before settling down in Vancouver.
Anastasiya attended Simon Fraser University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and a Certificate of Legal Studies. She decided to pursue her interest in law and continued her studies at Capilano University. Anastasiya completed the Paralegal Diploma program. Since completing her legal studies, Anastasiya has worked in immigration law.
Anastasiya is an avid rock climber and has been a part of the climbing community for the past seven years. She loves spending her time in nature, especially if it involves camping and bonfires.