In 2000, she graduated from Donetsk National Technical University majoring in Company Economics. In 2013, Ms Zhukova received the second higher education degree in Computer System Analytics from Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics.
From 1995 to 2014, she worked at the Department of corporate information systems of Azovstal and the Capital construction department of Metinvest Holding. She has been working at DTEK since 2014.
In 2019, Ms Zhukova was appointed Director of the Digital Transformation Department of DTEK Grids.