Prof. Katarzyna Pisarska

Prof. Katarzyna Pisarska

Prof. Katarzyna Pisarska – Founder & Chair, EAD Board of Directors


Prof. Katarzyna Pisarska  is the Founder of the European Academy of Diplomacy and the Chair of EAD’s Board of Directors. Between 2004-2020 Prof. Pisarska served as EAD’s Director and President of the Management Board. Under her leadership the institution has been transformed from a “start-up” into an internationally renowned diplomatic academy, with over 10,000 Alumni coming from 100+ countries.

Prof. Pisarska is also the Co-Founder of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation and its flagship event: the Warsaw Security Forum.  She pursues research and teaching as Associate Professor at Warsaw School of Economics. Finally, she hold a number of positions in organizations outside of Poland, including Vice President and Board Member of the European Forum Alpbach in Austria, a Senior Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis in Washington D.C. and an Expert of the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

For her leadership accomplishments in the non-for-profit sector, in 2014 Prof. Pisarska has been recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and later selected to serve on the YGL Advisory Group. She was also named “99 under 33” most influential world foreign policy leader by the Diplomatic Courier in Washington D.C.

Other Events

Other Courses

ID Course Name Duration Start Date
Diplomatic Skills Masterclass 5 days July 8, 2019
Spring European Diplomacy Workshop: EU Foreign Policy 5 days March 19, 2018

European Academy of Diplomacy | EAD

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