Born and raised in a small town in the East of Poland, Hanna graduated from language studies at the University of Warsaw and the energy market studies at the Warsaw School of Economics. She has worked for several Polish and German NGOs, mostly in the field of European and civic education, as well as interned at the Anne Frank Zentrum and the German Parliament. Alumna of the FutureLab Europe and the Academy of Social Democracy. Her biggest dream is to make the European Union more supportive towards citizens, regardless their background, economic status and the political standing of their country. A proud Humanity in Action Senior Fellow from Warsaw, 2015. She started @JaPolskaRotationCuration, a rotation curation fanpage about Poland.
Updated May 2018
More from Hanna Pienczykowska
Senior Fellow co-authors a report on “Nowa Huta 1988. Snapshots from utopia”
Inga Hajdarowicz, Senior Fellow and HIA Poland activist network member, is one of the co-authors of the film “Strike 1988” and the report “Nowa Huta 1988. Snapshots from utopia”, published by the European Solidarity Centre.
Humanity in Action Poland is partner of "Common Knowlege: Naomi Klein" Project
How does modern capitalism use natural disasters and social crises? This is a very timely and overreaching question in Naomi Klein's book "The Shock Doctrine", which is the basis for the "Common Knowledge: Naomi Klein" Project, of which we are one of the partners.
Thank you to our 2016 US Review and Admissions Committees
Humanity in Action received 513 applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year, as well as 165 applications for the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship.
2015 Warsaw Fellowship Blog
During the 2015 Warsaw Fellowship, our Fellows wrote daily blogs of their experiences during the Fellowship. Read their reflections here.