Iga Glazewska

COUNTRY DIRECTOR, POLAND

Iga-GlazewskaIga is a member of the Lawyers for Animals Polish Association. Prior to joining HSI, she served as a lawyer for the local court and worked on civil matters in an attorney’s office. Engaged in social justice issues, she also did pro bono work as a legal adviser in the citizens’ advice office. She completed academic work focused on animal law and ethics, including doing research at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Ethics of Jagiellonian University in Cracow and speaking at numerous conferences dedicated to animal rights and welfare. As a country director for HSI, she is responsible for a wide range of programs focused on animal welfare in Poland. These programs include efforts to effectively implement anti-cruelty legislation, improve the welfare of farm animals, resolve human-wildlife conflicts and stop trophy hunting. Glazewska holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Warsaw. In her master’s thesis, she examined the possibility and validity of non-human animal legal personhood.