Anna Osiadacz / President of the Foundation
Graduate of the faculty of pedagogy and psychology of media communication at Warsaw University and the Leaders School of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation. Holder of the scholarship of the International Visitor Leadership Programme implemented by the State Department of the United States of America in liaison with the Embassy of the United States in Warsaw and the Polish-American Freedom Foundation.
Experienced manager of culture, originator and coordinator of numerous exhibitions, cultural projects and nationwide educational and social actions. Promoter of cross-sector cooperation which she puts into practice, combining in her actions the potential of the public, private and social domain. Organizer of conferences and workshops on cooperation between cultural institutions, self-governments, nongovernmental organizations and business.
Her hitherto professional experience includes the implementation of projects carried out in cooperation with, among others, the Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland, the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, the Ministry of National Defence, the General Inspectorate of Armed Forces, numerous associations and foundations, museums and culture centres, self-governments and business partners, among others, Bank Zachodni WBK, Poczta Polska S.A.
She has long been working for the cause of promoting the historical and cultural heritage, combining a modern form of message, interesting for the recipient, with traditional elements of education. A long-term director of the Culture Centre in Milanówek where, together with the inhabitants, she developed a fully participatory strategy for the development of culture, one of the first of its kind in Poland. In the years 2014-2017, head of the Front of House Section in the Józef Piłsudski Museum.