“Many people are now working together: in culture, in science, in business and politics – it is changing the understanding of boundaries and identity in the CEE.”


Anna Wójcik

Producer, Poland
Anna Wójcik is an editor at Visegrad Insight and Res Publica Nowa, opinion and analysis magazines providing a platform for discussion on cooperation of V4 governments, business, and communities.

Recently throughout her research for 100 New Europe Challengers she has been on the lookout for innovators in science, culture, business, and politics, who are embedded in Central and Eastern Europe, but have a potential for global outreach.


Ágnes Patakfalvi-Czirják

Producer, Hungary
Ágnes Patakfalvi-Czirják is a social anthropologist working with civil organizations and artistic groups in Hungary and Romania.

She is researching popular culture and everyday life in the pursuit of solutions or analytical frameworks to address social problems such as nationalism, exclusion and hate speech.


Markéta Mikšíková

Producer, Czech Republic
Markéta Mikšíková studied journalism and economics and works in the publishing house Větrné mlýny in cultural and event management and marketing.

masha volynsky

Masha Volynsky

Producer, Czech Republic
Masha is an independent journalist, editor and translator. In her numerous jobs in and around the field of journalism, Masha has taken every opportunity to show and promote the most interesting elements of Central Europe and the Czech Republic in particular to the English-speaking world.
Her main interest is in the development of civil society in this region since the fall of communism, as well as an academic interest in the history of the Czech borderlands.

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