Jarmiła Rybicka is a sociologist and a Co-Founder of the Conflict Foundation, a social enterprise, which supports refugees on the labor market and intends to give them a better start in their new reality. She is dedicated to fostering the civil rights of minorities in Poland through community organizing. She studied Human Rights and War Studies at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, and Sociology at the University of Warsaw, Poland. Jarmiła led workshops for activists and journalists from Belarus in cooperation with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights and the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Her social campaign Invisible People received an award from the European Council. She co-authored the Alternative Warsaw Guidebook for the International March for Climate and Social Justice. Between 2014 and 2016, her work with underprivileged Roma youth was awarded to be the best NGO initiative by the Municipality of Warsaw. In 2015, she worked for Humanity in Action Poland and in 2017 she coordinated the Multiplying Courageous Voices Project in Honduras. Jarmiła is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow (Warsaw Fellowship 2014).
Updated May 2019