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Sep 17
Chuck Fishman Photography Exhibit: A Portrait of Polish Jews
Nov 20
Legacy of Jan Karski Conference starts Nov. 20

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Ewa Wierzynska

Director
Ewa Wierzynska

Ewa Wierzynska works as Senior Advisor for International Cooperation at the Polish History Museum in Warsaw, Poland and as the leader of the Jan Karski, Unfinished Mission educational and public awareness program. Her previous assignment was as deputy director of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Ms. Wierzynska holds masters degrees from the Warsaw School of Economics and the University of Warsaw. She is the author of several books of historical non-fiction and numerous articles. Exiled from Poland in 1984 for political reasons, Ms. Wierzynska and her family spent 20 years in the United States where she worked as a congressional aide, free lance journalist, advertising executive and public relations specialist. During the years 1992 - 2000, she lived in the Washington DC area, where she befriended Jan Karski. Since her return to Poland in 2005, Ms. Wierzynska has devoted her time to the memory of Jan Karski in Poland.