Warsaw Institute of Technology
PhD in Design, Polish Academy of Sciences. Former: scholar of the French Government at Sorbonne, of George Soros at the Central European Univ.; Dekaban Fellow, Univ. of Michigan. Entrepreneurial business career in the emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe. Worked in investment banking and venture capital in the media, telecom and ICT sectors. Former: non-executive board positions; Founder and Managing Partner, EMF, a consulting practice; founding President, Vital Voices Poland, a foundation that invests in women leaders in Poland and Eurasia. Currently, researcher, Warsaw Univ. of Technology Business School. Affiliate faculty, Center for Entrepreneurship, College of Engineering, Univ. of Michigan. Research covers creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and their impact on economic and social development. Since 2008, Member, Governing Board/Exec. Committee, European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Recognized as one of emerging women global business leaders, US Department of State and Fortune Magazine (2006).