Teresa Buczkowska

Teresa works at the Immigrant Council of Ireland.  She was born in Poland, moved to Ireland in 2005. Teresa holds an MA in Ethnography and Social Anthropology from Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. She joined the Immigrant Council of Ireland in 2013 initially as an Integration Intern, eventually progressing in to the position of the Integration Team Coordinator in 2015. Teresa and her team have been working with a range of like-minded organisations and partners to promote greater cultural, social, economic and political integration of people of migrant background living in Ireland. Delivering diverse anti-racism programs is a cornerstone of their work. While working for the ICI, Teresa has completed a study of the experience of racism in the taxi industry and she co-authored a report on racism and racially motivated anti-social behaviour in social housing. Between May 2016 and May 2017 Teresa served as a Board Member of the European Network of Migrant Women (ENoMW).