Beata Pyszniak holds a senior management role at “TeachSurfing” as Operations Director. She works to manage and expand TeachSurfing’s online platform and worldwide community of volunteers and Host Organisations. She is also part of the co-founding team.
Beata has an educational background in management of cultural diversity, migration studies and intercultural communication, and has many years’ experience managing social and cultural projects and events across the public, private and NGO sectors. She has also supported many social businesses in Berlin to expand their operations, such as “Impact Hub” and “NUMA Berlin”. In her free time, she works as a freelancer at one of the oldest theaters in Berlin.
Beata is passionate about empowering people and improving social cohesion through making knowledge and skills sharing more accessible to the masses. She is a champion of animal rights and hosts “TeachSurfing” workshops in this area when she travels.
“TeachSurfing” is a social business founded in August 2015 that works to enable people to share their skills, knowledge and culture with local communities across the world, overcoming cultural barriers in the process. The Host Organizations number over 200 schools, NGOs, and communities with diverse learning needs from 50 countries, all of which are registered on TeachSurfing’s online platform. To date, they have prepared and supported over 100 TeachSurfers, their volunteer experts, to deliver over 150 workshops to Host Organizations across seven countries.