Kasia Kowalska

Kasia is a political scientist specializing in theory and practice of civil society development in post-communist countries. Both on a professional and personal level, she is deeply fascinated with history and culture of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia. Throughout her career she lived and worked in Romania, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, and Georgia. Wherever she goes, she collects personal stories and explores how the power of sharing can help people build a meaningful dialogue across cultural differences.   


As vice-chairperson of Upstream Stories, besides actively working as digital storytelling facilitator, she is also one of the team members responsible for developing international projects and building partnership with NGOs across Europe.