We introduce you to Agnieszka Maszkowska, a sociologist dedicated to the creation and implementation of educational and social projects in the field of social participation, ecology, sustainable development, professional activation and multiculturalism.
Currently, she is the coordinator of various participatory processes, focused specifically on the field of public consultations, participatory budgets (including school participatory budgets), land use planning, and the creation of strategies and programs. As a trainer, she has worked with both adults and youth. Among its main interests is that of involving citizens in decision-making processes on public affairs, promoting good practices in the field of public consultations and participatory budgets, and seeking the cooperation of the local government together with non-governmental organizations. governmental.
In addition, she is President of the SocLab Foundation. The mission of this foundation is to increase the participation of people in public life, trying to increase awareness among residents and active citizens, especially within their local communities.
The activity of the SocLab Foundation aims to support public institutions by providing them with the necessary expertise and supporting them in certain activities related to carrying out participatory processes, always taking into account the opinions of the participants, laying the foundations for dialogue and reliable social diagnoses.
SocLab wants to popularize knowledge in social sciences, and carry out social research related to the organization of public debates. It also aims to foster the growth of civic awareness and the participation of Polish citizens in public life, as well as to increase the level of public debate in the country. They work in the search for social innovations with special emphasis on new technologies, paying attention to the idea of science and open education.