Anna is responsible for coordinating both strategic direction and the day-to-day operations of the European hub for TechSoup Global. Both locally and across the region, Anna’s team works to deepen and strengthen ongoing TechSoup programs while building, testing and scaling new initiatives which show particular promise in leveraging ICT for civil society.
She loves to travel and be in the wild. In her free time she climbs, hikes, and dives.
Wojciech is responsible for all our programs and activities in Poland and Europe. He also manages our operational activities: finances, administration and HR management.
Before joining TechSoup Wojciech was the vice-president and managing director of The Unit for Social Innovation and Research “Shipyard”. He graduated from the University of Warsaw: International Relations and Management faculties.
Wojciech is interested in new technologies, sports, especially basketball; likes to plan new undertakings, but first and foremost he loves spending time with his family.
Michal is responsible for developing relationships with new external partners such as corporations, foundations, NGOs, government entities with whom TechSoup can co-create new services and offers as well as funding opportunities to accelerate Techsoup’s mission.
Michal works closely with various TechSoup teams and TechSoup partners to develop new service programs while ensuring alignment with and achievement of philanthropic and financial goals. He is also responsible for identification of service growth opportunities and creation of better adoption through offer improvements.
Michal gets inspiration by meeting interesting people around the world.
In TechSoup Anna is responsible for developing European partners’ network and managing relations with funders in Europe.
Before joining TechSoup Anna worked at the Polish Confederation Lewiatan as Head of Brussels office. Between 2004 and 2012 Anna worked at BPI Polska. Anna used to combine her consulting activities with academic career: at the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) in Poland (1999-2011) and at the K.U. Leuven in Belgium (2012-2013).
Anna’s hobby is to travel and meet new people.
Luna is in charge of consolidating and scaling TechSoup European community projects. She facilitates experience sharing among TechSoup European Partners and oversees community projects on civic tech, anti-radicalization, social campaigning, media and shrinking spaces.
Luna’s is a civil society development expert with experience in promoting civic participation, developing grassroots and cross-sectorial communities as well as advancing the third sector across Central and South Eastern Europe.
Jerzy manages the TechSoup Poland program and is responsible for the development of the technologie.org.pl donation program, management of projects and educational activities, as well as implementation of new IT services & products for Polish NGOs.
In his free time, he loves to go to a forest on a walk with his family, DIY tasks, dives in the warm sea water and discovering new interesting places in Poland.
Sun is responsible for managing relationships with the European TechSoup partners, facilitating exchange of best practices between them, and scaling TechSoup Europe innovations. She also organizes and coordinates all the of the new funding opportunities that the Development team pursues.
She loves travelling, reading, watching Netflix, cooking, eating, and wild animals, especially sharks. Pretty much all her travels include some sort of animal encounter. She also really likes American college football but most Europeans seem uninterested in that.
Karo takes care of educational components of TechSoup Europe’s projects and capturing their methodologies. Passionate about community building. She organises our international events – specialised training, cross-sectoral conferences, hackathons, and camps.
Karo is an experienced civic educator and youth policy expert. She has worked with national and EU institutions and NGO platforms in Central Eastern Europe. Karo is passionate about civic participation, non-formal learning and civic tech.
Dmitri is leading TransparenCEE and Tech4Stories projects focused on building IT and media literacy capacities of NGOs in Europe. He is responsible for designing and organizing international events, thematic meet-ups, and trainings; community-building; creating participatory IT solutions and campaigns; research, evaluation, and outreach efforts as well as administrative and financial control.
Dmitri is passionate about Asian cultures, dog enrichment, Chinese teas, and rock-climbing.
Nedim is a Civic Engagement Coordinator and works on open data project in Ukraine – Apps4Cities.
Nedim has an extensive experience in the third sector, in the implementation of educational and civic projects focused on Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan.
Nedim likes to study political history of other countries, and in his spare time he learns foreign languages and plays soccer. He cannot imagine his life without travelling. He is fascinated by the development of digital technologies and the opportunities they bring to human progress.
Kasia takes care of TechSoup Europe communication. She follows reach activity of each network Partner and spreads the word about it via www.techsoupeurope.org, social media or a newsletter. She also takes care of TechSoupers all over the world and partners so they know what her colleagues in Fundacja TechSoup do.
She is the mistress of nice infographics and funny movies.
Kasia loves mountains, nature and travelling with her family. If you have any question about TechSoup, she can help! Please write email@example.com.
Ania coordinates the MEEt and Code initiative that supports nonprofits in organizing coding events for children and youth. She also prepares translations for our website, supports in validating nonprofits to Technologie.org.pl program and works on new services for NGO sector.
She loves to go to the mountains in summer and enjoy the fresh air. She is interested in the Japanese culture and plans to learn to programme.
Karo coordinates the development of the TechSoup Poland website and Polish Donation Program – Technologie.org.pl. She manages the promotion of program’s activities as well as new partnerships and potential funding sources.
Karo holds a BA in Economics of Entrepreneurship and is in the process of getting her MA in Social Informatics at the Polish- Japanese Academy of Information Technology. Apart from Technologie.org.pl Karo helped run the IT mentor and Professional NGOs programs.
She loves skateboarding, travelling and good food.
Marzena helps organizations and institutions that apply for products in the TechSoup Poland Donation Program. She informs, clarifies, checks applicant’s eligibility and processes orders.
Before joining TechSoup Marzena worked in Data Contact company where she leads projects for key customers.
In her free time, Marzena listens to rock and punk music and is a big fan of a Warsaw Football team – Legia Warszawa. She loves to cook and bake cheesecakes.
Edyta coordinates the activities of the finance and administration team. On a daily basis, she deals with the settlement and reporting of projects carried out at the foundation. She takes care of the liquidity of the organization, prepares budgets, cooperates with the accounting and audit bodies.
Before joining the TechSoup team, Edyta dealt with, among others implementation and development of control tools. She studied at the University of Warsaw (UW) and at the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), where she completed post-graduate studies in Controlling and Management Accounting. Edyta speaks Polish, German and English.
She loves her cat and hiking. When it’s warm she comes to work on a bike.
Kamila is the Finance and Administration Assistant. She takes care of business trips requests and reimbursements, as well as registering and attributing invoices. Kamila helps manage the entire office and makes sure we all have what we need to keep working.
Before joining TechSoup Kamila worked as a director’s assistant in the DDB Ad Agency. She graduated from the University of Special Education in Warsaw.
Kamila loves books and enjoys travelling.
Basia is an assistant in Finance and Administration team. She takes care for documents processing and archiving and cooperation with accounting. Occasionally she takes part in preparing TechSoup’s events in Warsaw.
Basia currently studies Cognitive Science at the University of Warsaw.
She speaks Polish and English.Her favourite free-time activities are horse riding and travels.
Kamila Harasik-Smolinska is a Manager in TechSoup who takes care of HR processes, recruitment and administration in Warsaw office. She has joined TechSoup after four-year experience in managing talent delivery and HR practices in the IT sector.
Kamila has a degree in Economics from Rzeszow University in Poland and acomplished her post-graduate education in the HR Business Masters Program at Warsaw’s School of Economics.
Kamila loves to spend time with friends, read fantasy or crime novels and watch Marvel movies. When possible, she enjoys travelling throughout Europe.
Jeff coordinates workstreams of the Partner Services team and manages its engagement in global projects. He also works on organization’s business development with global partners while working to optimize all processes.
Before joining TechSoup, Jeff worked in many places including Viacom International Media Networks where he led the digital department for MTV Europe.
Jeff likes travelling, meeting new people and is also interested in philosophy and mysticism. He used to work as a cook while travelling and is very fond of food and bringing people together.
Oleg coordinates in-country individuals and organizations supporting European countries, providing trainings, working on invoicing. He supports corporate partners by providing the Programs knowledge and business tools expertise. He also updates the Global Programs by bringing the solutions and improvements to the Global Expansion Platform.
Oleg likes to travel, and his goal is to cover all the European countries in the next 3 years. He’s afraid of rats. Calm, cheerful, modest.
Maciej manages of our growing IT team in Warsaw. His main task is the transformation of the existing TechSoup global platforms to the new CTP based solutions.
Since 1999, Maciej has been working in the IT field over time gaining good experience in the software development, project management, and managing teams of software engineers.
In his spare time he Maciej likes: automotive, mobile electronics, robotics, electronics, smart home systems, remote control over internet.
Jakub manages IT projects in which programmers create and develop software solutions.
He studied management at the Leon Kozminski University in Warsaw and IT Project Management at the Warsaw University. Before joining the team Jakub worked for PAH (Polish Humanitarian Action) in South Sudan.
After hours he spends his time with daughter Hanna and his wife Anna, reads books, sails and cycles. Jakub doesn’t like winter.
Dominik is our Dev-Ops Engineer. His duties cover administrative and management works in application server areas.
He has 4 years of experience in IT, from the end user support to server administration and tasks automatization.
His hobbies are soccer, IT, modern history.
Giorgi is an AIESEC intern dealing with Validation Services in Our Global Donation program.
Giorgi has been very involved around topics such as diplomacy, politics and technology – particularly interested in technology and the European Union Digital Agenda. He has also worked in many NGO activities in Georgia, managing several projects.
In Giorgi’s spare time, he is interested in cinematography, philosophy and politics but also enjoys learning as much as possible about other cultures.
Mehmet studies Advanced Analytics – Big Data at SGH.
As an Intern, he will work within TechSoup Global Operations team in supporting software donations and validations programs.
Mehmet enjoys CrossFit, watching films from far East Asian countries and collecting books (and reading them as well).