Chemutai Yegon

Chemutai is a Kenyan living in Poland. She is co-founder and current Executive Director of the Association of Multiethnic Families Family Voices, a founding organization of the BJP.

Chemutai is a community building professional and an educator with 11+ years of experience, mostly in the Republic of Georgia (2012-2015) and in Poland (2015-present), with a focus on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in education. While in Georgia, Chemutai was also part of the One Caucasus initiative, an ongoing music festival and peace initiative run by the Poland-based Another Space Foundation in partnership with organizations throughout the Caucuses.

Within the BJP, Chemutai is a member of the Advisory Board and the Direct Support Team.

Chemutai has a BA in Education from Kenyatta University in Kenya. She also earned the Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) and the Norwich Institute for Language Education (NILE) Certificate in Teaching English in Pre-Primary Education.

Dr. Margaret Amaka Ohia-Nowak

Margaret is Polish-Nigerian racial justice activist and an expert on race and antiracism in Poland. She has 15+ years of experience with advocating and organizing for Black, African, and Afro-descendent communities in Poland.

She is founder of the Centre for Intersectional Justice in Poland (Centrum Intersekcjonalnej Sprawiedliwości). She serves as a Board Member of the Polish People of African Descent Association (Stowarzyszenie Polaków Pochodzenia Afrykańskiego-SPPA), and is a Board Member at the Black Europe Foundation. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Social Communication and Media Studies at the Marie Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (Poland).

Margaret is a member of the BJP Advisory Board. She also designs and implements educational activities organized under the BJP umbrella.

Oghele (Ogi) Ugonoh

Ogi is an artist and an antiracist online educator and  influencer. She co-created the Instagram educational platform BlackisPolish and was part of the Polish antiracist campaign #DontcallmeM…
Within the BJP, Ogi supports the Social Media and Communications Team as well as the Events Planning Team. She is currently working on a film production about the Afro-Polish community in Poland. Her debut short film premieried in 2021 under the title “Jestem / I am.”
Ogi completed her education at the Institute of Art Design and Technology in Dublin, Ireland.

Agnieszka Lange

Agnieszka is a dedicated social worker and educator with a educational diverse background. She has pursued studies in cultural studies, art history, and social arts.

Agnieszka has implemented workshops for young people in schools with a strong emphasis on cultural diversity and tolerance, and with the aim of fostering an environment of openness among young people. She has collaborated with organizations focused on the mental well-being of children, where she facilitated group learning initiatives and fostered relationships based on principles of non-violent communication (NVC) and emotional development.

Within the BJP, Agnieszka is a member of the Direct Support Team where she focuses primarily on community-building activities and training initiatives.

Arlo Wat

Arlo is a non-binary activist and artist of Polish and Senegalese background. Within the BJP, Arlo is part of the social media and communications team.

Arlo has professional experience in online marketing, social media and communications management, and events organization. They have an educational background in tourism and events organization. Arlo is also a model and has participated in range of public campaigns. Their activism focuses on equality and antiracism issues in Poland.

In their free time, Arlo is interested in dance and choreography, plays the electric guitar, sings, draws, and works with clay. They are passionate and fully engage themselves both in their professional work and their social activism.

Oliwia Oladigbolu

Oliwia’s dedication to advocate for anti-racism,  and promote social justice and equity stems from a deep-seated belief in the power of diverse and inclusive communities, where everyone has equal opportunities in life and is treated with respect.
Oliwa is the co-founder and Vice Chair of the Association of Multiethnic Families Family Voices. At the BJP, Oliwia serves as the Educational Program Coordinator and Project Administrator, and also supports BJP community-building initiatives.
Professionally, Oliwia works as a visual content creator, leveraging her creativity and passion for visual storytelling to enhance the learning experiences of others. In her free time, Oliwia is a member of a Gospel Choir. She also creates unique jewelry pieces using African fabrics and is passionate about photography.

Agnieszka Bułacik

Agnieszka is a space-holder, anti-discrimination trainer, activist, and artist. All of Agnieszka’s work is based on a holistic approach and lies at the intersection of art, activism, and education.

Agnieszka is co-founder of new visions, an art and education collective that is rooted in queer-feminist and decolonial perspectives, and one of the founding organisations of the BJP.  Within the BJP, Agniszka takes care of educational work.

Agnieszka is currently a PhD candidate in Art and Education at the University of Barcelona. 

Dr. Katarzyna (Kasia) Kubin

Kasia has over 20 years of experience designing and managing projects and initiatives that advance social justice and human rights with a focus on racial justice, migrant and refugee rights, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). In 2007, Kasia co-founded the Foundation for Social Diversity (Fundacja na rzecz Różnorodności Społecznej-FRS), for which she was distinguished with the Polcul Foundation Award in 2017.

Within the BJP, Kasia is Project Manager, she coordinates the BJP Scholarship and Educational Support Program, and is a member of the BJP Advisory Board.

She earned her MA degree from the University of Sussex (2013), and her PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)-University of London (2022). She is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for Migration Research (Centrum Badań nad Migracjami-OBM) at the University of Warsaw.

Róż Różyński

Róż is a queer-feminist curator, facilitator, designer, and producer. Róż nurtures creative processes that are focused on changing social attitudes and countering exclusion. They co-create holistic and transformative spaces that invite participants to connect with their inner power and enact more sustainable ways of being.

Róż co-founded the Open Institute, an academy for artists and activists from diverse cultural backgrounds in Poland, and co-created the School of Antiracist Practices, which was developed by new visions under the BJP umbrella.

Currently, Róż is the external comms lead at the Ulex Project.

For over 15 years, Róż has been involved in social protests and initiatives, including: the “Black Protests” for women’s rights in Poland, anti-capitalist protests, as well as initiatives in defence of LGBTQ+ people and people on the move, Queer Fest as well as ecological justice actions in defence of the Białowieża Forest in Poland.