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Ewa Gołębiowska

Director, Zamek Cieszyn


Ewa is co-founder and director of Zamek Cieszyn (Castle Cieszyn), a unique design centre in Poland where design, innovative entrepreneurship and new technologies are combined with history and traditional craft. The Castle promotes design as the key to regional development and a way of improving public services and spaces in order to make our lives better.

Ewa is an active design promoter. In her lectures and articles, she underlines the fact that design helps to create new possibilities, both in business and social projects. In 2011 she joined the board of EIDD – Design for All Europe – an organisation devoted to improving the quality of life for all through design. In June 2013, she became the first female President in 20 years of EIDD's history.