Julia Konarska was born in Cracow and has spent most of her life there. After high school, she lived in Sweden and Spain for a while and finally started her degree in Politics at Coventry University in England. She became very passionate about advocating for human rights, especially women’s rights and sexual minority rights. She was a member of the politics society and worked at a few different places including a women’s rights organization in the Netherlands. She is currently finishing her dissertation thesis which revolves around illiberal democracy and lack of inclusivity in the public sphere in Poland. She aims to pursue a Masters degree in Documentary Practice and to use film to address social issues and stark social inequalities.
Updated May 2019