here we are Poland

here we are Poland  is a network of accompanying partners who are on international assignment. We support personal and professional transition, advance dual career opportunities and co-create social impact. We believe that being in a new country offers new horizons for learning, working and volunteering. We host inspirational events to provide you with opportunities and enable you to explore new connections. 

Join our team!

Some of our team members are heading to new countries, back home, or on to something else. Therefore we are looking for new team members. Volunteers play an integral part in our organization. We welcome and encourage the involvement of enthusiastic and committed people from diverse backgrounds/cultures/ages, exchanging different skills and life experiences.


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Keep connected to learn about our next events!

Here to inspire – End-of-the-Year event

When: June 13th, 18:00

Where: SMACNeEgo
Warszawska 60, Konstancin-Jeziorna 05-520


Get inspired by what our group has to offer – from personal branding to professional networking!


Read about what some of our members have achieved during their time in Poland or what they are doing as a trailing spouse.

Meet  Andrea Miles  in a beautiful testimonial on how she found her path through HWAP.

Meet Adriana Jurisa in an article written by Agata Kiedrowicz at PURO Mag.

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Elin Witschas Thomassen

Elin is the Co-Founder of here we are Poland. She is originally from Denmark and has previously lived in England, USA and Czech Republic. She has been located in Poland for the last 3 years. Elin has extensive experience within the NGO area - and event area.
Co-founder of here we are Poland.

Jacqueline Straathof

Jacqueline is a coach and therapist specialized in HR. She is from the Netherlands and has been living abroad for five years. First in Prague and since 2017 in Warsaw.
Project Manager at here we are Poland.

Ji Shin

Ji worked as an architect, ballerina, illustrator, web/graphic designer, and yoga instructor in her previous lives, and now she's completing her ceramicist certification. She grew up in Sao Paulo and lived in DC, Seoul, Caracas and Addis Ababa.
Project Manager and web designer at here we are Poland. _____________________________________

Anahita Wilson

Anahita, is part of our Poland start up team and a here we are Poland project manager. Anahita is also a crop protection, product safety metabolism chemist. She is British and has been living abroad since 2012, first in Summit, NJ in the US and in Warsaw since 2016.
Country Manager at here we are Poland.

Nausheen Ilahi

Nausheen is founder of Muse District, a not for profit. She is also the Marketing Director of the Washington DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF). Before moving to Poland she lived in Washington DC.
Project manager at here we are Poland.

Louise Rybring

Louise is Swedish but has been living abroad for almost 17 years - New York, Shanghai, Moscow and Warsaw. She worked with marketing for educational books and has experience as an editor for SWEA Magazine.
Web designer at here we are Poland.

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Andrzej Figlewicz
tel. 601 35 09 09

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