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Przemysław Iwanek


Przemek comes from the small town of Lubartów, located in the eastern Poland. He is particularly interested in politics, media, as well as the history of the Holocaust, World War II, Polish-Jewish relations and their links to contemporary human rights issues and education. He earned a MA degree in political science at UMCS Lublin in 2009, and an additional MA in sociology/public policy and administration at Warsaw’s Collegium Civitas in 2013, and also studied at Tübingen University in Germany for one semester. Przemek’s Humanity in Action story started in 2007 in Warsaw, where he completed the Humanity in Action Fellowship Program. A half year later, he became a Lantos Fellow in the U.S. Congress, where he worked on the Eastern European portfolio of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Later on, he worked at the European Meeting Center–Nowy Staw Foundation in Lublin, the Polish Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, History Meeting House in Warsaw and at the European Magazine Media Association/Future Media Lab in Brussels. From 2013 to 2019, he joined the Humanity in Action Poland staff. He is also associated with the office of the European Council on Foreign Relations in Warsaw, and enjoys public speaking events and workshops at the Toastmasters International.


Updated May 2019