Originally from Katowice, Poland, Magdalena Fuchs proudly calls herself Silesian. She is studying law at Jagiellonian University in Kraków and has spent a semester abroad at Lyon Catholic University in France. She has been engaged in voluntary work for a long time. She gained experience through her volunteer work with elderly people and while studying abroad, where she was engaged in organizing the most necessary help for migrants and the homeless. Currently she is focused on volunteering at the Jewish Community Center in Kraków, where she is actively taking part in rebuilding Jewish life and fighting against antisemitism and stereotypes about Jews in her surroundings. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, especially hitchhiking and learning foreign languages. She speaks English and French fluently and is learning Portuguese. She plans to earn a Master’s degree in European Law with a focus on migration issues.
Updated May 2019