Julia Mardeusz graduated from University of Warsaw with MA in American Studies in 2016. She also spent a semester abroad at Ca’Foscari University in Venice. For her MA thesis she did research about HIV/AIDS activism in first 15 years of epidemic in the U.S. During her studies she worked in different media as a contributor and social media manager. After her graduation she spent some time traveling, volunteering in Sri Lanka, studying in Polish Institute of Reportage and working as a freelancer. For couple of years already she is involved with Young Journalists Association “Polis” and European Youth Press in which she is a part of Advisory Board. She is interested mostly in women’s rights and minority rights. In her free time she watches American movies and reads non-fiction books.