Iryna Ivanova (born April 6, 1987) is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for August 2011. Ivanova was born and raised in Feodosia, Crimea, and then as a teenager (age 16) emigrated to the U.S. Prior to her pictorial, she was a student at the University of Arizona studying to earn her MBA. At the time her ambitions were to earn a PhD and become a fashion consultant. In addition to modeling, she is a Russian-English interpreter and works as a cage girl for the World Fighting Federation in Phoenix, Arizona.