Kinga Karp


I am currently on a free lance journey, working as a facilitator with international and local groups on topics connected with social and environmental justice, but specifically:
- anti-discrimination (mainly in gender and LGBT+ topics, also for teachers and other trainers),
- sex education for youth and women/trans,
- WenDo - assertiveness and self defense for women and trans/nonbinary

Kinga Karp has 4 references for past work as a trainer.

Kinga Karp

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  • Weronika Jóźwiak
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  • Ian Maloy
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Current occupation

Antidiscrimination trainer, sexual educator, WenDo trainer (self defense and assertiveness for women and trans/nonbinary) , psychologist

Work experience

03/2016 - now - free lance WenDo trainer (assertiveness and self defense for women and trans/nonbinary) - workshops I lead are two day courses (12h) for groups of max 12

03/2012 - 04/2019 - sex educator in SPUNK Foundation of Modern Education (Lodz); working with youth basing on 10h programme on STD and pregnancy prevention

09/2009 - now - Anti-discrimination trainer working for: Ulex Project Catalunya, SPUNK Foundation of Modern Education (Lodz), FERSO (Lodz), Campaign Against Homofobia (Lodz), The Association of Anti-discrimination Education (Warsaw) and other NGOs
▪ Preparing programmes for trainings
▪ Conducting trainings on anti-discrimination (mainly gender and LGBTQI issues)

09/2009 – 02/2016 - School psychologist in Publiczne Gimnazjum im. Roberta Schumana in Lodz (PL)
▪ Individual diagnosis and counselling
▪ Prevention workshops for youth
▪ Project Action Coordinator in Comenius Youth in Action Programme (2 years of cooperation with 4 other schools from Turkey, Italy, Portugal and Romania)

01/2015 – 09/2015 - Project action coordinator in ‘Citizens for citizens’ Association in Lodz (PL)
▪ Coordination of the whole project called ‘The centre for young journalists assistance’ funded by EEG
▪ Preparing financial documents and contact with beneficiaries
▪ Reporting to the fund operator Fundacja Batory in Poland

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Educational pathway

All the courses listed below are connected with what I am doing now - anridiscrimination work, women's and and queer folks emowerment, LGBTQ issues, sexual education for youth. It is not everything about me, though, in the context of my education. But the most relevant to what I do as a facilitator.

2016 WenDo Training Academy in Cracow (Poland)

2013 Specialist School of Social Facilitation for Discrimination Prevention in Warsaw (Poland)

2012 Sexual Education Course, SPUNK, Lodz (Poland)

2011 Post diploma Gender Studies at Lodz University (Poland)

2010 Antidiscrimination Training Academy in Cracow (340 h)

2009 Art Therapy in Polish Erickson'a Institute in Lodz (270 h)

2009 Reduction of Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation - How Can Work With Girls Contribute to This?, Youth in Action Course in Frille (Germany)

2007 Pedagogical Qualification Course in Elblag (Poland)

2006 Masters Degree - Psychology, Lodz University (Poland), including one semester at Roskilde Universitat in Denmark, SOCRATES - ERASMUS program)

Fields of training expertise

  • (advanced) Animation
  • (advanced) Bullying & Harassment
  • (advanced) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (intermediate) Change Management
  • (advanced) Citizenship Education
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (advanced) Communication Skills
  • (beginner) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (beginner) Creativity & Art
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (expert) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (intermediate) Drama & Theatre
  • (intermediate) Education through Sports
  • (advanced) Environment & Ecology
  • (expert) Equal Opportunities
  • (intermediate) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (expert) Event Management
  • (intermediate) Financial Management
  • (beginner) Fundraising
  • (expert) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (expert) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (advanced) Health & Prevention
  • (advanced) Human Rights
  • (advanced) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (intermediate) Labour Rights & Employment
  • (intermediate) Leadership Development
  • (advanced) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (intermediate) New Information Technologies
  • (beginner) Open Space Technology
  • (beginner) Organizational Management
  • (intermediate) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (intermediate) Peace Education
  • (beginner) People Management & Cooperation
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (intermediate) Project Management
  • (advanced) Public Speaking
  • (beginner) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (advanced) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (intermediate) Social Media
  • (intermediate) Time Management
  • (advanced) Training of Trainers
  • (advanced) Volunteer Programmes
  • (advanced) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Youth Information Work
  • (advanced) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (beginner) Youth Violence & Criminality
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (advanced) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (intermediate) European Institutions
  • (advanced) Private Foundations

Working with specific target groups

  • (advanced) Children
  • (expert) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (advanced) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (expert) Minorities
  • (expert) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (advanced) Young People with a Mental Disability
  • (advanced) Young People with a Physical Disability
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Sensory Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (intermediate) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (advanced) European Cooperation
  • (beginner) Global Cooperation
  • (beginner) South East Europe

Language Skills

  • (beginner) Danish
  • (fluent) English
  • (intermediate) German
  • (fluent) Polish
  • (fluent) Spanish

Other languages

Catalan - intermediate

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2023-05-04

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