Eliza Rutynowska was born in Warsaw, Poland and raised both there and in Maastricht, the Netherlands. She is a fifth year Law student and second year Internal Security student at the Interdisciplinary Individual Studies in the Humanities College at the University of Warsaw. She currently works as a paralegal at the Polish Society of Antidiscrimination Law. Eliza is passionate about criminal justice and human rights and she has completed the Innocence Project – Preventing Wrongful Convictions workshop at the University of Warsaw. She was also an active member of the University’s Legal Aid Clinic, providing legal advice for individuals in need. Eliza is a Humanity in Action Fellow (Atlanta Fellowship 2017).
Updated November 2017