The team at the “Wysokie Obcasy” Foundation

The "Wysokie Obcasy" Foundation, by implementing the idea of responsible leadership based on empathy and social sensitivity, wants to support positive social changes in Poland.

We are a team of experienced managers, social activists and journalists. The presence in the management board of the Foundation of the editor-in-chief of "Wysokie Obcasy" and "Wysokie Obcasy Extra" emphasises the inseparable link between the mission of the Foundation and the social tradition of "Wysokie Obcasy". The Foundation's team includes managers and specialists with international experience in running non-governmental organisations, as well as experts in creating social projects.

Aleksandra Klich-Siewiorek

President of the Board

She has been associated with "Wyborcza" for 21 years. In 2012, she created "Magazyn Świąteczny", which she headed until 2017. In 2015-19 she was deputy editor-in-chief of "Gazeta Wyborcza". In 2018, she became head of the editorial team of "Wysokie Obcasy". Since June 2021, she has also served as the editor-in-chief of "Wysokie Obcasy Extra".

Zuzanna Lewandowska

Vice President, Wysokie Obcasy Foundation
Program Director, Gazeta Wyborcza Philanthropies

Zuzanna is a manager and social entrepreneur with over 17 years of international professional experience in consulting, media, NGOs and innovation management gained in Poland, Great Britain, the U.S. and France. She is a graduate of University of Cambridge, Lancaster University and University of Warsaw, as well as scholarship programmes at the Aspen Institute CE and Leadership Academy for Poland.

Daniela Werbeniec

Special Projects and Communications Manager

Daniela is a project manager with experience gained in educational and journalistic projects. She co-created and manages the "Gazeta Wyborcza" Editors' School. It is a project aimed at raising the professional skills of "Gazeta Wyborcza" journalists and editors. She is a student at the Leon Koźmiński Academy and Humanity in Action 2021 Fellow.