dr hab Natasza Kosakowska-Berezecka, prof. UG

Kosakowska Berezecka

Diversity & Inclusion expert, motivational speaker, trainer, HR consultant, and mediator

Natasza Kosakowska-Berezecka has a Ph.D. in Psychology and works as an Associate Professor in the Division of Cross-Cultural Psychology and Psychology of Gender at the University of Gdańsk (Poland).

Her main area of practice and research is diversity and work-life balance within the area cross-cultural psychology and her special interests are mechanisms of bias, social change and organizational cues fostering social capital and diversity within organizations and societies across the world. She gained her expertise working for e.g. ABB, BPH, BRE Leasing, BRE BANK, Det Norske Veritas, Deloitte, DR IRENA ERIS, Energa, European Solidarity Center, Farm Frites, Fundacja Gospodarcza, Gdańska Fundacja Przedsiębiorczości, GFKM, HBSC, Intel, L'Oréal, LOTOS, LPP, MPK Łódź, NSZZ Solidarność, Polkomtel SA, Remontowa Shipbuilding, Schenker, Thomson Reuters, Ulstein, Wojewódzki Urząd Pracy.

She has also a leading role of Principal Investigator in two international consortiums PAR Migration Navigator coordinating a research project entitled Socio-Cultural and Psychological Predictors of Work-Life Balance And Gender Equality: Cross-Cultural Comparison of Polish And Norwegian Families, funded by Norway Grants in the Polish-Norwegian Research Program, wherewith her team she analyses profits of gender equality for men and women and Towards Gender Harmony (www.towardsgenderharmony.ug.edu.pl).

As a diverse expert, she also co-authored the Integrative Model for Migrants for the City of Gdańsk. She is media expert for Gazeta Wyborcza, Dziennik Bałtycki, Newsweek, Radio Gdańsk, Polish Radio Trójka.