Dr. Grażyna Żebrowska has been appointed for a position of Director General of NAWA on May 8, 2020.In the years 2019 -2020 she was working as a Director of the International Cooperation Department at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Within 2003 and 2019 Dr. Żebrowska was the Senior Advisor for science, technology, and higher education at the Embassy of Poland in Washington DC. She was responsible for initiating and facilitating cooperation between Polish and US researchers and academic institutions. Additionally, she was engaged in promoting Polish higher education institutions and research bodies in the United States Dr. Żebrowska is a physicist by profession.
She obtained a PhD with scientific applications of physical sciences in the field of medicine at University of Rennes 1 in France and the University of Gdańsk.