Board of Trustees

The Trustees, are expert advisors, a group of public trust people who have agreed to support the Foundation pro publico bono with their knowledge and experience.

The composition of the Council: Włodzimierz Albin, Dorota Bieniek-Kaska, Tessa Capponi-Borawska, Maria Deskur, Magdalena Duszyńska-Walczak, Aneta Jurska-Gawrysiak, Olga Korolec, Iryna Kovalchuk, Maja Łatyńska, Grzegorz Majerowicz, Michał Miąskiewicz, Ireneusz Piecuch, Christopher Siemieński, Paweł Tyszkiewicz, Agnieszka Wiercińska-Krużewska, Katarzyna Wierzbowska, Maciej Witucki.

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Board of Trustees

Iryna Kovalchuk

Ukrainian linguist, Preceptor in Polish, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University, cultural manager and community organizer, translator.

Michał Miąskiewicz

Developmental psychologist, graduate of Harvard College, Ph.D. researcher at Harvard Graduate School of Education, founding Program Director of the Polish-American Foundation School of Education at the University of Warsaw

Włodzimierz Albin

President of Wolters Kluwer Polska; co-founder and Chairman of the Board of the Universal Reading Foundation.

Dorota Bieniek-Kaska

Founder and president of LoveBrands Relations and LoveBrands Events, strategic communications agency, lecturer at UW

Tessa Capponi-Borawska

Florentine by birth, Warsaw resident by choice, journalist and author of books about the history of cuisine and food culture.

Maria Deskur.

Head of the publishing house "Słowne" Burdamedia Poland, co-founder and President of the Board of the Universal Reading Foundation, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Universal Reading Foundation

Magdalena Duszyńska-Walczak

President of the Nowa Era publishing house, one of the Founders of the Universal Reading Foundation, member of the Council of the Polish Book Chamber.

Aneta Jurska-Gawrysiak

Lawyer, lecturer at Warsaw University and Collegium Civitas, graduate of Warsaw University, St. John's College, Oxford and Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute, Florence.

Olga Korolec

Marketing Director at Rainier Axel Springer Polska; Director of Sustainable Development at Rainier Axel Springer Group.

Maja Łatyńska

Translator from Polish into English, researcher on European issues, creator of research and educational programs, fundraiser (e.g. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Civic Education Project).

Grzegorz Majerowicz.

Lawyer, graduate of the University of Warsaw, bookseller and publisher, vice president of the Polish Book Chamber, co-founder and board member of the Universal Reading Foundation.

Ireneusz Piecuch

Lawyer, manager, collector, owner of IMP Law, member of the Board of Trustees of Kozminski University, advisor to the President of the Employers of Poland.

Christopher Siemieński

Political scientist, commercial director of Eiffage Poland, board member of the Belgian Chamber of Commerce, author of children's books.

Paweł Tyszkiewicz

Board Attorney of SKM SAR Marketing Communications Association, President of AdArtis Association and Board Member of The European Association of Communications Agencies (EACA) based in Brussels.

Agnieszka Wiercińska-Krużewska

Attorney at law, senior partner at WKB, Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr.

Katarzyna Wierzbowska

Social Entrepreneur, Social Innovator, Co-founder of Black Swan - network of women's business angels and Venture Capital Fund, Founder and Ex-President of The Board of Female Entrepreneurship Foundation, Founder of Entrepreneurial Women Network, Female startup ecosystem activist, women empowerment and gender equality expert. Leadership Academy for Poland Alumna.

Maciej Witucki

President of the Lewiatan Confederation, Member of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Council of the United States, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Orange Polska, Member of the Jagiellonian Club Council

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