Name and surname: Magdalena Płonka
Title/Academic titles: Master of Arts, PhD candidate at the IADE Creative University
Graduated from: the Władysław Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź
Current position: MSKPU lecturer
She was awarded twice the scholarship of the Lion’s Club, and was also winner of numerous prestigious awards and honours: The Golden Thread, The Silver Loop, Gala Amberiff, Gala Martini, Fashion Debiuts, Uroda Magazine.
In 1999, journalists pointed at Magdalena Płonka as one of the most influencial women in Poland in the ranking of PANI magazine.
Her collections have been published and broadly commented in the media, including ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Uroda, PANI, Przyjaciółka, Wprost, Super Express, Gazeta Wyborcza, TVN, Polsat, TVP.
Since 2010, Magdalena Płonka has been the Expert Witness in the Clothing and Costume Design specialisation.
She published her first book in 2013:
“Ethics in fashion – CSR in fashion industry”. She has also contributed to a similar publication for the Polish Humanitarian Organisation and the Polish Green Network.
Currently a lecturer of Corporate Social Responsibility in fashion at MSKPU – the International school of Fashion and Costume Design, and PhD candidate in the field of CSR at the IADE Creative University in Lisbon.