Born on 30th May 1960 in Legnica.
Graduated in cultural studies from the Faculty of Social and Pedagogical Sciences at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.
Worked, among others in Centrum Badań Śląskoznawczych i Bohemistycznych (Centre for Silesian and Bohemian Research) at the Institute of History of the University of Wrocław, “Wiedza o Kulturze” publishing house of the Foundation of the University of Wrocław. Former editor-in-chief of “Nasz Uniwersytet” newspaper published by the University of Wrocław. Former co-manager of “Galeria na Solnym” gallery of theAssociation of Polish Artists and Designers.
2002−2010 – a member of the Wrocław City Council; 2006−2010 – the chairwoman of the Council. 2010−2015 – a deputy to Dolnośląskie Provincial Parliament; 2014−2015 – the chairwoman of the Provincial Parliament.
Founding member and chairwoman of “Zachęta” Lower Silesian Fine Arts Association and member of the Artistic Council of Stage Songs Review. Former custodian of the Ossoliński National Institute. Originator of Gabinet Kultury Współczesnej Wrocławia (Office of Wrocław Contemporary Culture); reactivated the Jazz on the Odra festival.
Awarded the Gold Cross of Merit.
Member of the Civic Platform Party of Poland. Member of the regional and national board of the party.
Married, has two children.