Master's in Ethno-Linguistics, Adam Mickiewicz Univ., Poznan, Poland; postgrad. degree in Social Economy Management, Warsaw Univ. Grew up in Barka communities and social enterprises integrating marginalized groups of people with society and labour market. Formerly: International Contacts' Coordinator, Barka Foundation for Mutual Help, Poland; 2003, Planning Officer, Population and Community Development Assoc., Bangkok, Thailand. Concurrently: Coordinator, European Migrants' Integration Network; since 2007, current position. Member of the Board, Trustees, Barka Foundation. Interests incl.: non-standard languages, culture of South-East Asia, theatre, singing.