Ewa is a CEE Manager at European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) since 2014. Co-founder of the CEE Social Investment Taskforce and launched a CEE Fund Support Program to enable development of small venture philanthropy/social investment funds (up to 1 mln EUR) in CEE, addressing the missing-middle in the financing of the social investment space. Chair of the Board for the first Polish Venture Philanthropy Fund Valores, set up as a joint initiative of the PE/VC community in Poland. Prior to EVPA, for 14 years, Ewa was Poland and CEE Representative for Ashoka Innovators for the Public. Her professional experience embraces also her work in India with Global March Against Child Labor, where she worked with Nobel Peace Award Laureate Kailash Sathyarti. And in Egypt with AIESEC and Egyptian-Polish Businessman Association that she co-founded.
For nearly 10 years, together with her partner, Ewa has been also running the Magic Mountain Foundation, a social business, located in south Poland, using natural horsemanship and mountain sports (rock climbing, mountaineering) in therapy and rehabilitation of youth and adults with different social and emotional challenges, also intellectually disabled.
Among other recognitions she values most the AIESEC Alumni Entrepreneurship & Leadership Award, that she has been presented by her colleagues from student organization. Ewa has a master degree in marketing and management from University of Economics in Wroclaw, Poland.
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation