Maciej is the Managing Director of Philanthropy for Impact, Central European initiative aiming to increase the region’s democratic resilience through systemic philanthropy. Prior to this, he spent the last decade in public policy, academia, and social entrepreneurship.
He conducted independent research at Harvard’s Kennedy School and the European University Institute. He also advised the Ditchley Foundation, European Commission, and the British and Polish governments.
Maciej earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Warsaw and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Oxford. He is the recipient of the John Lewis Fellowship, Atlantic Council Millennium Fellowship, and the Fulbright-Schuman Award. He co-founded Coalition for Polish Innovations; Kuchnia Konfliktu and Zofia Institute. Recently, Maciej’s work has been recognized by BMW Stiftung and Trilateral Commission.
Updated November 2022
More from Maciej Kuziemski
Maciej Kuziemski selected as an Obama Leader 2023
Landecker Fellow Maciej Kuziemski was selected as a Barack Obama Foundation Leader 2023, joining the class of 105 emerging leaders, hailing from a wide variety of nations and territories, who work across public, private, and nonprofit sectors, and address a full range of social impact issues.
Philanthropy for Impact is Live!
Landecker Fellow Maciej Kuziemski launches "Philanthropy for Impact," a new initiative rallying people of means to take responsibility for democratic resilience of Central and Eastern Europe.
Beyond Black Mirror: Understanding Social Scoring in Europe
For his Action Project, Landecker Democracy Fellow Maciej attempts to shed light on European social scoring practices. To do this, he is producing a limited series podcast and launching a public dialogue exchange.
Thank you to our 2016 US Review and Admissions Committees
Humanity in Action received 513 applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year, as well as 165 applications for the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship.
Conflict Kitchen (Kuchnia Konfliktu)
Conflict Kitchen (Kuchnia Konfliktu) is a socially-involved restaurant co-created with refugees which serves dishes from those regions which are currently in the midst of war.