In 1982, after graduation the Kazym eight-year school, she got into the Khanty-Mansiysk Medical College for the Paramedic Department. She graduated it in 1986 with a degree in "Paramedic". The Distribution Commission of the Medical College sent her to work in the District settlement of Beryozovo. In 1986, she took a job in the Beryozovsky Central District Hospital as a nurse in the Children's Department. In 1992, she got into the Correspondence Department of the Russian State Pedagogical University named after A. I. Herzen at the faculty of "Cultural Studies". In 1994, she moved to the town of Khanty-Mansiysk. Olga Danilovna worked in the Okrug Museum of local lore (now the Museum of Nature and Man) as a researcher, finishing at this time the Russian State Pedagogical University named after A. I. Herzen. In November 1996, she graduated the University with a degree "Teacher of Cultural Studies, Ethnoculturology and History". In February 2005, she moved to the Scientific Folklore Archive, which was later reorganized into the Ob-Ugric Institute of Applied Researches and Development. In the Institute she worked as the head of the Archive Department, which in 2010 was renamed into the Folklore Center.
Research interests: the history of the Kazym Rebellion of 1933–1934, the relationships of the government with the indigenous population of the Ob-Irtysh North in the 30s of the twentieth century, the Soviet folklore of the indigenous peoples of Yugra. A number of articles have been published on the subject of the research, including the monograph "Kazym Revolt: About the History of the Kazym Rebellion of 1933–1934" (2003), and the second expanded edition of the monograph "Kazym Rebellion" (2010).