Paulina Milewska is a media expert and a lawyer. Currently, she is writing her PhD thesis on the issue of media freedom and rule of law in Poland and Hungary at the European University Institute in Florence. Additionally, she serves as an advisor for European Centre for Press and Media Freedom and is the German Marshall Fund Fellow. Previously to that Paulina worked for Gazeta Wyborcza, the biggest daily quality newspaper in Poland, where she was the vice-chairperson of the board for Wysokie Obcasy Foundation and was involved in fundraising and advocacy efforts. She cooperated with the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw as the deputy director of American Center Warsaw, focusing on programs covering disinformation. Prior to that Paulina co-founded an award-winning social enterprise supporting migrants and refugees – Kuchnia Konfliktu. She is a Humanity in Action and Aspen Institute Senior Fellow. Paulina was also awarded the UNODA-OSCE Peace and Security scholarship.
Updated August 2021
More from Paulina Milewska
Starr Forum: Autocracy’s Assault on Press Freedom
Senior Fellow Paulina Milewska joined an online discussion on the state of media freedom in Poland, Hungary and Russia at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Paulina Milewska featured on the Vinohradska 12 Podcast
Paulina Milewska appeared as a guest on the Vinohradska 12 Podcast discussing freedom of the press in Poland after a newly introduced controversial bill.
HIA Senior Fellow Paulina Milewska among ReThink.CEE Fellows!
The German Marshall Fund of the United States announced its 2021 class of ReThink.CEE Fellows.
Senior Fellow Paulina Milewska provides daily information on COVID-19 for foreigners in Poland
Senior Fellow Paulina Milewska launched the special section in the biggest daily newspaper in Eastern Europe, Gazeta Wyborcza, to keep foreigners informed on COVID-19 realities in Poland.
Humanity in Action Announces the Participants in the Forum on Flight and Migration
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.