Małgorzata Tkacz-Janik

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Małgorzata Tkacz-Janik

Małgorzata Tkacz-Janik (b. September 17, 1965 in Zabrze) is a Polish feminist activist and politician. Together with Dariusz Szwed she led Poland's green party Greens 2004 between 2010 and 2011. Since November 2010 she has been a member of the regional parliament of Silesia.

Tkacz-Janik studied at the University of Silesia. In 2000 she received a Ph.D. in philology. Her thesis was titled Advertisement message as contemporary communication genre.[1] She worked as academic teacher and freelance journalist.

In 2003, Tkacz-Janik was among founding members of Greens 2004 and since April 2010 has been co-leader of the party. In local elections in 2010 she won a seat in the regional parliament of Silesia. She ran on a Social Democratic ballot, following an official electoral agreement between the Greens and the Democratic Left Alliance.[2]

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  1. ^ Nauka Polska - database of Polish academics (in Polish)
  2. ^ "Green breakthrough in Poland". European Green Party. 25 November 2010. Retrieved 4 December 2010.  NB full url of http://europeangreens.eu/menu/news/news-single/?tx_ttnews[tt_news]=2191&tx_ttnews[backPid]=1&cHash=9a06197e70 cannot be held in Wikipedia cite template; article can be found by keyword search on "poland breakthrough".

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