Ewa Wojkowska

Co-Founder and COO

Ewa co-founded Kopernik after a decade of work with the United Nations and the World Bank. As Chief Operating Officer, she leads Kopernik's programs and operations.

Ewa co-founded Kopernik together with Toshi with a vision to find effective ways to reduce poverty. Before Kopernik, Ewa spent a decade working for the United Nations and the World Bank in Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Sierra Leone, Thailand and the United States on access to justice and the empowerment of vulnerable groups. She has been recognized as a Rutgers University Social Entrepreneur of the Year, an Asia Society Asia 21 Young Leader and an Ashoka Fellow. Ewa is passionate about collaboration and bringing together different actors - business and public sector as well as artists and musicians - to work together on social and environmental issues. Ewa completed Asian Studies and a Masters in Politics and Public Policy. She sits on Kopernik's board of directors.