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Czech Embassy Series: Coffee Talk with Daniel Kolsky

Date: 06 April 2022 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Venue: Online

The Embassy of the Czech Republic, in collaboration with Classrooms without Borders, invites you to the online discussion Coffee Talk, featuring architect, entrepreneur, and human rights activist Daniel Kolsky. He will discuss his projects abroad, such as educating coffee farmers in Uganda and Nicaragua, helping the Ukraine, as well as his Jewish activities. Through his work, he tries to promote social change and responsibility to make the world better on multiple fronts. In his own cafe chain mamacoffee, he focuses on building environmentally friendly, sustainable, fair trade products.     

About the Guest Speaker:
Daniel Kolsky is an architect, entrepreneur, and human rights activist. Since 2008, Kolsky has worked with Prague-based Ting Architects, devoting himself to numerous interior and residential reconstruction projects. Moreover, he specializes in design, with a special interest in cafe and gastronomic operations. He is the business owner of mamacoffee, a chain of environmentally friendly cafés focusing on social responsibility via cooperation, education, and training of coffee farmers in Uganda, Nicaragua, and Brazil. He is the founder of Coffee Embassy EU and Prague Coffee Festival. For many years, Kolsky worked on educational and cultural programs for the Czech Jewish community and the Jewish Agency for Israel. Recently, he started Pomahej Ukraine (“Help Ukraine”), the largest platform of voluntary aid to support refugees from Ukraine found at www.pomahejukrajine.cz. Completing his studies at Charles University in Prague, he graduated from the Faculty of Humanities with a B.A. and the Faculty of Education in a M.A. in 2021. His interests include playing the cello, literature, international relations, human rights, and travel.       

Event Details:
April 6, 2022, at 3 pm

Online | Reservations required: https://classroomswithoutborders.org/czech-embassy-series-coffee-talk-daniel-kolsky/

Photo credit: Pavlína Šulcová and mammacoffee

CZECH EMBASSY SERIES: Through this series, the Embassy of the Czech Republic brings a broad selection of Czech artists, intellectuals and professionals connected to Jewish life, history, art and culture to engage, educate and inspire audiences in the United States and beyond. The series incorporates book talks, film screenings, lectures, musical performances, exhibitions, and more.

The full inclusion of people of all abilities is a core value of Classrooms Without Borders. For questions or to make requests for special accommodations contact melissa@classroomswithoutborders.org