Maria Belka, PhD
Entrepreneur, consultant. Co-founder and President of Mentors4Starters – a pioneering mentoring and consulting initiative. Co-founder and advisor to start-ups, member of advisory boards. Two-time curator of the Warsaw hub of Global Shapers, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. She managed the Polish branch of the Prytek investment fund, previously president of BIT EVIL S.A. (listed company). She gained international experience at the UN and the European Parliament, among others. As an expert she cooperates with, among others, the European Commission. Graduate of the Universities of Geneva and Birmingham. She graduated from Leadership Academy for Poland, Blackbox Connect (a program for start-ups organized in Silicon Valley) and Google Founders Academy. Socially engaged, co-founder of Future Force Foundation. Mentor at Google for Startups. Honored on the NEW EUROPE100 Challengers list and Top 100 Women of VC and Start-up Ecosystem – Poland. Listed by Forbes 23 women for 2023.