Milena, born in Gdańsk (Poland) is an experience-seeker with a strong need to take action. She has graduated with a law degree from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland) and holds an LLM in International Law and Human Right of the University of Tilburg (the Netherlands). Currently she works as human rights lawyer for the Commissioner for Human Rights (the Ombudsman) in Poland, where she is responsible for combating discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Before she volunteered in South Africa, worked and traveled in Australia, advocated for a just world with several NGOs and tried herself as an entrepreneur in the field of marketing. In her free time, Milena writes – she shares this way her ideas and asks questions on the topics of culture, societies and global challenges that the world is facing nowadays.
Updated September 2020
More from Milena Adamczewska-Stachura
STREFA MOCY / Power Zone
With strong interest in gender equality Milena and Małgorzata knew right away they wanted their project to empower women and girls.
2018 Warsaw Fellowship Blog
During the 2018 Warsaw Fellowship, our Fellows wrote daily blogs of their experiences during the Fellowship. Read their reflections here.
Announcing the 2018 Humanity in Action Fellows