What we do
Annual LGBTQ consumer choices research will finish on 15th of April. Every Polish queer person is invited to take part in. The questionnaire is available only in polish at badanie.prodiversity.pl. […]
The meeting in March is dedicated to business value & good practices in LGBT workplace inclusion. It will take place on 20th of March. This session is a regularly organised meeting for […]
Our chair took part in discussion panel on LGBT and business issues during the World Economic Forum Davos 2017. Organisers of the event published a short video summary. The panel, organised […]
People behind the foundation
Jej PerfekcyjnośćChair of the Board
Sociologist, media expert and activist. From 2011 to 2016 organiser and spoke person of Parada Równości (Equality Parade – Warsaw Pride). Chair of the Board of LGBT Business Forum from 2014 to 2016 and Secretary of the Board for Volunteers of Equality Foundation for 5 years till 2016. Founder and – for many years – Chair of the Board of Queer UW. Ex-lecturer at the University of Warsaw. Trainer, organiser of many conferences, workshops and parties. Trans person. Known as a super-organised person and house music fan.
Magdalena ŚwiderMember of the Board
social psychologist (MA, Warsaw International Studies in Psychology, University of Warsaw), trainer (graduated TROP School for Business Trainers), human rights activist. Involved with NGOs since 2006, between 2014-2016 Member of the Board of Campaign Against Homophobia. She specializes in LGBTQ-related issues (currently employed at Campaign Against Homophobia as project coordinator), research and educational projects. Expert in hate-crime prevention (co-author of „Hate crime Victim Support in Europe – A Practical Guide”).
Kajetan StobieckiAllies Programme Coordinator
Student at the College of Inter-Faculty Studies in the Humanities at the University of Warsaw. LGBT+ activist, co-organiser of the pride marches in Łódź (since 2012) and the Equality Parade in Warsaw. Member of the Board of the LGBT Business Forum Foundation (2015-16).
Executive Director of the Campaign Against Homophobia, since 2008 actively engaged in activities promoting the rights of LGBT people, both nationally and internationally. Between 2010-2012, Board Member and Treasurer of IGLYO (International LGBTQI Youth and Student Organization), 2011-2013 Member of the Board and Treasurer of ANSO (Association of Nordic and Pol-Balt Student Associations) and in 2014 Member of the Board and Treasurer of the ILGA – Europe (European Region of the International LGBTI Association). They specialize in financial management, strategic planning and fundraising. They are co-author of many publications on school violence, extremism and hate crimes.
Yga KostrzewaCouncil Member
Activist of LGBTQ+ and feminist movements. Since 1998 active in Lambda Warszawa, since 2002 as a spokesperson. Since 2005 member of the 8th of March Women’s Entente (organiser of the annual Manifa march), member of the Women’s Congress Council, the council of Trans-Fuzja Foundation; Equality Parade/Parada Równości co-organiser. Co-founder of the Civil Partnership Law Initiative (2009). Winner of the Gazeta Wyborcza’s prize „Człowiek Dużego Formatu” (2006). Co-author of the books „Nowe kierunki w zarządzaniu. Podręcznik akademicki” and „HomoWarszawa”. Originator of the Gazeta Wyborcza’s campaign „Odkrywamy się”/”Discovering ourselves”. Voluntary blood donor.
Łukasz PałuckiCouncil Member
Social psychologist, former Chair of the Board of the Wolontariat Równości Foundation, co-founder of the Polish LGBT digital media; ambassador of the International Lesbian and Gay Cultural Network (2009-2014), Equality Parade/Parada Równości co-organiser (2011-2016); runs his own consulting and insurance business, works in IT.
In Poland we are all at the very beginning of our journey towards LGBT workplace inclusion. We have a privilege to work with organisations that are willing to be a leaders on this path. We are proud to be the first and the biggest LGBT-focused NGO in our country taking care of one of the most important parts of people's lives. We sent around 1/3 of our lives in work. So let's make sure we can be champions in our workplaces and we can use our diversity as an advantage for our employers and ourselves.Jej Perfekcyjność