Aleksandra Mosiołek is a sociologist, philosopher, feminist, and social activist. She works in the area of counteracting violence against women and domestic violence as well as human rights, women’s rights and gender equality. Currently, Aleksandra works as the Director of the Women’s Rights Center Foundation – the Gdańsk Branch. She is a specialist in project management, public relations, promotion and marketing.
Aleksandra was a member of the team creating the Model for Equal Treatment in Gdańsk, she collaborated on the implementation of the Gdańsk Center for Equal Treatment (2019). In 2018, she co-founded the Pomeranian Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Polish Women’s Electoral Rights.
Since 2015, she has been associated with the Tri-City Women’s Action (YES), in which she co-organized the Congress of Pomeranian Women and demonstrations on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
Aleksandra is a trainer in the field of anti-discrimination and gender, trained by the Autonomia Foundation, Association of Women Console and Center for Gender Equality (Iceland). She conducted anti-discrimination workshops for 4 years at postgraduate gender studies at the Institute of Philosophy of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. She worked in the field of human rights and humanitarian and development education, when cooperating with the Polish Humanitarian Organization (PAH) for 4 years.
She completed MA studies in philosophy and sociology at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. She believes that the right to a life free of violence and the right to safety are basic human rights, without which a person cannot fully enjoy her/his other rights.
Updated February 2021
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