Welcome to the next episode of StartUP with Poland. This time,Tessa McIver talks to Joanna Pruszynska-Witkowska.
Joanna is co-founder of Future Collars, a digital platform that empowers individuals to upskill and reskill for tech jobs. With over 20 years of experience in communications, Joanna began her career as an executive at Leo Burnett and Havas agencies before founding her own PR agency, Headlines Porter Novelli, which gained national and international recognition for PR campaigns.
In 2018, Joanna launched Future Collars, which has since expanded to five markets, Joanna’s dedication to increasing diversity in technology, especially women’s presence, is evident in Future Collars’ various initiatives, such as “Women in IT Career Day,” “Woman Update,” and the scholarship fund “Diversity in IT.”
Joanna has been named one of Forbes’ “Poland 100 Most Powerful Women” and won the 2022 Award “Business Woman of the Year” by “Sukces Pisany Szminką.” She has also been recognized as one of the “Most Influential Women” by several Polish magazines.