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Magda Bodzan


She likes to work with other people for social change in topics such as discrimination, racism and social exclusion. Close to her heart are issues related to food sovereignty, tax justice, post-tourism and migration. When she doesn’t work, she likes to bathe in the forest and walk with her dog.

Since 2008 she has been engaged in the third sector. She worked for organizations such as European Movement Ireland, Polish Humanitarian Action and Institute of Global Responsibility. She has experience in coordinating global education and advocacy projects targeted at schools, activist groups and the media. She is a graduate of the GLEN program.

She also is an experienced trainer and a graduate of the “train the trainers” school conducted by NGO trainers’ association – STOP. She conducted trainings, including international ones in the field of global education and webinars on global inequalities and the Code of Conduct on Images and Messages on global South countries.

She is a graduate of European Studies and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Warsaw. She was on scholarships in Dublin and Granada. She took anthropological studies to look at her work in the third sector from a critical perspective. In 2017-2018 she conducted anthropological research among migrant and refugee groups in Warsaw and Raszyn. The subject of the research was the agency of people with experience of migration and refuge in Warsaw culinary initiatives and commodification of refuge experience. Currently, she is engaged in research on Russian and Polish refugees, taken in 1949-51 by the Philippine’s government, where she conducted ethnographic research at the turn of 2019 and 2020.