As a Manager, Programs and Innovations, Agnieszka works on Disability and Sexuality Program. Her role is to amplify voices of women, trans and non-binary persons with disabilities. She is working to advance advocacy and leadership by diverse persons with disabilities and attempts to catalyze dialogue between feminist, queer and disability rights perspectives to dismantle ableism and create access. She is also closely involved in Disability, Sexuality and Rights Online Institute.
She is a sociologist, graduated from the Jagiellonian University, Poland. Her academic research focuses on disability, reproductive justice and LGBT+ rights. In 2020 she earned PhD in social sciences researching reproductive autonomy and motherhood experiences of women with disabilities. She has also served on ANED – European academic network strengthening development of public policies in compliance with the UN CRPD. Since 2012, she is a part of feminist and queer disability rights initiatives and collectives fighting to advance rights of women and queer persons with disabilities.
Her published works include –
- Król A., Pustułka P. (2018). Women on strike: Mobilizing against reproductive injustice in Poland, International Journal of Feminist Politics, Vol 20, No 3.
- Król A. (2018), Niepełnosprawność i sprawiedliwość reprodukcyjna. Zarys wybranych zagadnień dotyczących kobiet z niepełnosprawnościami, Annales Universitatis Paedagogicae Cracoviensis, Studia de Cultura. [Disability and reproductive justice. Outline of selected issues concerning women with disabilities]
- Król A., (2019), Living independently and being included in the community – on article 19 UN CRPD in Poland. Report for Academic Network of European Disability Experts
- Mizielińska J., Struzik J., Król A., (2017), Różnym głosem. Rodziny z wyboru w Polsce, PWN, Warszawa. [In different voice. Families of choice in Poland]
- Król A., Bilnicka A., Godzisz P., Rodzinka M., Makuchowska M. (2018), Intersections between disabilities and sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics: The situation in Poland. (CRPD Alternative Report)