Maciej Ujejski

Maciej Ujejski

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Maciej Ujejski is the Founding Director of The Flying Mind Foundation. In 2016, he co-founded a non-partisan, social initiative whose main purpose is to provide outstanding Poles with access to world-class leadership and management education. In just a few years, the program has become the most sought after leadership development program in Poland. In 2015, Maciej co-created "Smogathon." The project, whose main goal was to fight air pollution with innovation and technology, initially started as a 24-hour, multidisciplinary hackathon for citizens. In a few years, it was transformed into an international contest for startups. Earlier in his career, he created "Youth in Leadership"—a conference focused on educating students and young professionals about the significance of leadership and to creating a community of young leaders supporting and inspiring each other by their own actions. He also worked for a mobile software house CocoLab, where he served as a COO and Project Owner. Maciej graduated from the Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Law and Administration, with a Master's Degree in Law. In 2014 he was selected by the U.S. Department of State to take part in the prestigious International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). In 2020 he received the Fulbright Graduate Student Award. Maciej is an Ed.M. Candidate in Human Development and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.