Executive Committee member
Jakub Kalinowski holds the position of President at V4SPORT Foundation and is also a co-founder of a startup focused on Physically Active Learning.
With over 12 years of experience in the sports field, Jakub has dedicated his efforts to developing and implementing innovative initiatives encouraging people to be more active everyday.
His work has gained recognition on an international scale, as seen with the "Active Schools Multisport" program, which was acknowledged as a best practice by the European Commission in their 2021 report on innovative sports promotion outside of traditional structures.
Furthermore, Jakub played a key role in founding the Krokiet & Lama Academy, an initiative that combines education, entertainment, and physical activity through online content for primary schools and kindergartens. This initiative received the prestigious European Commission #BeActive Education Award, highlighting its success in motivating children to stay active.
Currently, as the leader of V4SPORT, Jakub is working closely with Ukrainian organizations to aid children affected by the war and to integrate Ukrainian refugee kids with their Polish peers.
Jakub has a Master of Arts in International Relations.