Ada Petriczko


Freelance journalist from Poland, reporting on global social issues, gender and culture. As a regular contributor to the country’s major newspaper “Gazeta Wyborcza", Ada specializes in long narrative features and interviews. She has also collaborated with “Vespucci Group”, “Are We Europe” and “Pismo” among many.

Over the past six years, she has travelled extensively, reporting from India and South America. She interviewed state leaders and Man Booker Prize-winning authors; she covered social crises and film festivals. However, a common thread through her stories are women. In 2017, Ada was one of the founding editors of "NewsMavens" – the first European newsroom run entirely by women, to counter the underrepresentation of female journalists in the media industry. Currently, she is working on a nonfiction narrative book about womanhood in India for Agora publishing house.

Fellow of the International Women Media Foundation and the Reporters in the Field programme. Nominated for “best feature writing” at the national journalistic competition “Wrażliwy” for the story of acid attack survivor, Reshma Qureshi. Graduated from Goldsmiths College in London, the University of Warsaw and the Polish School of Reportage.