Team

Agnieszka Kunicka – Chairwoman

She is an archaeologist, a graduate of University of Warsaw. She received her postgraduate degree in management from Warsaw School of Economics. She had worked in Polish Humanitarian Action for 10 years, firstly as a volunteer, then Finance Department Coordinator and the Head of the Refugee Counseling Centre. She initiated and organized programs and projects for migrants and Polish society. She coordinated the team of 150 people. She speaks Polish, Russian and English.

In May 2011 she has been elected by Irena Lipowicz, the Commissioner for Human Rights, a member of the Commission of Experts for Migrants support. In 2015 she was also a member of the Interministerial Team for guaranteeing security in the process of resettlement and relocation of foreigners. She loves photography which she studied for three years.

Jolanta Binicka – Treasurer

She is a trained gardener, however, she is much more passionate about working with people. She has started helping others in 1997 when her friends lost their house and all the savings. She started working in Polish Humanitarian Action in 1999. Firstly, she was a volunteer and at the end Deputy Head of the Refugee Counseling Centre. When Polish Humanitarian Action decided to close down the Centre Jolanta started working at the Refugee.pl Board.

She had trained tai chi and kung fu for over 20 years but she eventually decided that she wants to devote her energy and time to do something better. In her spare time she walks the dogs from animal shelter.

Refugee.pl Staff

Olga Mielnikiewicz

Natalia Sawicz –  polish language teacher

Bożena Wanatowska – polish language teacher
Agnieszka Pogorzelska – polish language teacher