Elżbieta Opała, president of the Kosmos dla Girls foundation, former secretary of the editorial office of “Gazeta Wyborcza” in Bydgoszcz and managing director of the monthly “Press”, died at the age of 60. “Steadfast until the end, on duty, close to employees and everyday challenges” – we read on the foundation’s profile.
The Press portal reported the death of Elżbieta Opiła on November 16. The journalist was associated with this magazine for years, serving as its managing director. She died at the age of 60.
Elżbieta Opała started working in the media in the early 1990s, initially as an editor, then she held the position of editorial secretary at “Gazeta Wyborcza” in Bydgoszcz. After leaving “Wyborcza”, she worked for the industry monthly “Press”. She later left the media. She was the director of business development at PGS Pracownia Gier Szkoleniowych Sp. z o. o. and head of marketing at the Institute of Industrial Design in Warsaw.
Cosmos for Girls Foundation
According to Press, Elżbieta Opała recently managed the Kosmos dla Girls foundation, whose aim was to “strengthen girls so that they have the courage to be who they want.” The foundation published a bimonthly magazine called “Cosmos for Girls”. Press informs that Opała has recently raised funds for this publication on the platform Patronitebecause the Ministry of Culture did not grant it a subsidy.
“We have contact with real girls. We create wise and original content for them that gives them self-confidence. We ask them important questions and listen to their answers. We believe that there are many ways to be a fulfilled girl,” it is written on the foundation’s website.
“It is with great sadness that we inform you that Elżbieta Opyła, our president, passed away today. Elżbieta was taken away dramatically quickly by the disease. She passed away surrounded by her loved ones, surrounded by a sea of love and support. Unwavering until the end, at her post, close to the Foundation’s employees and everyday challenges. “- we read on the foundation’s profile.
Press, Space for Girls
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