Located on the salt flats of Utah, US, Marzena Chrostek says she has already won a victory by being the first Polish woman to take part on a motorbike and only the second Polish woman in history, the first being Zoffia Pedy-Proffit from Gostynia in 2008 who drove a car.
In 2009, when she was 101, Sister Cecylia Roszak was awarded the title of Righteous Among the Nations for her help in saving the lives of Jews during WWII. She passed away just eight months after celebrating her birthday.
EXCLUSIVE: TFN meets Karolina Bojar, a woman who has gone where few women have gone before by becoming a football referee.
The cupboards make it easier for people to leave unwanted food and tackle the problem of food waste.
London commuters have the chance to read the poetry that helped keep Polish culture alive during the dark days of partition.
The designer draws portraits on t-shirts and then paints them to create unique and original images.
The friendships and knowledge that participants in the Fulbright Program build last lifetimes. Fulbright Poland sends students to Poland from the US and vice versa to study and work together. Arriving in Poland, the US students are met with cultural differences that can surprise them. More than a few stay for good. Arriving in the US, Fulbright scholars are expected to promote Poland with everything they do. Not surprisingly, the expectations are high and the competition fierce. In this episode of Heart of Poland, we spoke to Fulbright Poland's Director, Justyna Janiszewska to hear about how international exchanges are changing the lives of participants, nations and helping shape ideas in science and art.
Map will help doctors diagnose and treat serious illnesses, and provide an insight into where the ancestors of Poles came from.
Last year she won the Medal of Saints for ‘caring and helping’ criminals. This year she bagged the Stołek award for best urban project. TFN’s Magda Dercz caught up with the woman whose motto when working with prisoners is: “I do not deal with their past, but with their future.”
Mateusz and Aneta made headlines on Independence Day when, in an apparent moment of patriotic romance, he turned to her, and in front of the world’s media, dropped to one knee - and then the prime minister joined them…