Meet the Team

beata Beata was born and raised in Krakow, Poland. After spending several years in the United States, she decided to return to Poland and now resides in the capital, Warsaw. She hosts the All About Polish Series, Basic Bootcamp Series, and Pronunciation Series at PolishPod101.com. She holds a master’s degree in Slovak Philology and a postgraduate degree in teaching Polish as a foreign language from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.
Besides Polish she is also fluent in other Slavic languages such as Russian and Slovak. Studying foreign languages and sharing her experiences has been Beata’s lifelong passion.
nick Nick was born and raised in a Polish neighborhood in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and has attended schools in both the Unites States and Poland, holding degrees in English writing from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre and a degree in Polish Studies from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. He currently resides in Warsaw. He hosts the All About Polish Series, Basic Bootcamp Series, and Pronunciation Series at PolishPod101.com. Nick is a passionate cook and enjoys using gastronomy as a doorway into foreign languages and cultures.
Joanna Suchecka Joanna Suchecka was born in Poland, and is a native Polish speaker, and also fluent in English and Japanese. As a huge fan of Japanese mythology and Asian culture, she’s currently living in Japan and working. She hopes to continue learning other languages such as Korean and Spanish, and also to spend time learning more about paper craft, photographing nature, and reading books. She is very glad to be working with the PolishPod101.com team, and hopes that the listeners will enjoy her work as well.
Piotr Nonas Piotr Nonas Piotr was born and raised in Lodz, Poland and is fluent in Polish, English and Bulgarian. He has a degree in International Relations and has been working in the field for over the decade. He is interested in world history and politics. He is very glad to be working with the PolishPod101.com team, and hopes that the listeners will enjoy his work as well.
Marzena Karpinska Marzena Karpinska Marzena Karpinska was born and raised in Opole in southern Poland. Apart from Polish, she speaks Japanese, English fluently, and a little bit of German and Chinese. She holds a Master’s Degree in Japanese Linguistics from the University of Warsaw and in Second Language Acquisition from the University of Tokyo. Awarded four government scholarships, she is currently working on her PhD thesis at the University of Tokyo. She loves teaching, and despite her young age, has been doing it for almost twenty years. Apart from linguistics she likes moving, dancing and drawing, and cannot resist a good book or movie.
Marek Letowski Marek Letowski Marek Letowski was born in Poland. He’s graduated from UAM University in Poland and holds a TEFL certificate. He has lived in many different countries including Sweden, Russia, Germany, and Japan. He loves to travel, especially in Asia and South America. His most recent destination was India.