Weronika Szwajda is a recent graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics with a BA in Arab studies. Currently, she is continuing her education at the Institute of Public Space Research. Weronika has gained international experiences as an Erasmus Scholar in Paris, volunteer with local NGOs in Beijing and as one of Poland’s Youth Delegates to the United Nations General Assembly. Over the last two years, she has co-created and co-organized Young Women Leaders, a support network that also coordinates events for young female professionals in Warsaw. As the creative strategist for the organization, Weronika’s interests focus on communication tools in activism and public debate.
Updated May 2020
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For the first time 100% online! 15th edition of the Academy of Human Rights began
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Humanity in Action Poland Announces the 2020 Polish and Ukrainian Fellows Cohort
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