Paulina Kupisz is a PhD student at the Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, Poland specializing in international economic relations. Her areas of research are Latin American business environment, foreign direct investments in emerging markets, and natural resource management.
Her background in International Relations and Spanish Philology, as well as her international experience in Spain, the Netherlands, Colombia and the U.S., permitted her to understand the importance of foreign language skills. She spent one year at the University of Salamanca as an international student of the ERASMUS program. She focused mainly on Latin American politics and economy, as well as improving her Spanish. In Netherlands she did a research concerning Latin American economic issues at the Center for Latin American Studies and Documentation (CEDLA) in Amsterdam. In Bogota, Colombia, she conducted a project based on interviews with entrepreneurs, diplomats and academics to investigate this country’s attractiveness as an emerging market. She is currently in the U.S. to complete a project for her PhD studies concerning foreign direct investments in Andean markets.
She has experience in market analysis for companies, and has also been a Spanish-Polish translator and marketing advisor for a Polish IT company occupied with creating e-learning platform for language schools and individuals.
She lives in Warsaw, where she is an exchange student at the University of Warsaw and a Teaching Assistant at the University of Wroclaw, where she gives classes on economic topics.