Konstancja Maleszyńska (she/her) joined North Brooklyn Parks Alliance in 2003 as the BQE North Outreach Consultant. Konstancja is a sustainability cultivator with an MBA from Bard College and MA in English from Fordham University. Originally from Poland, Konstancja has been a part of the Greenpoint & Williamsburg open space community since 2014. She began as a community organizer at McGolrick Park, later became a programs manager at NBK Parks (2016-2018), and then served as a consultant for social impact and climate resiliency—including on Two Trees Management’s River Ring project and DOT’s Open Streets program.
Konstancja is also an urban ecosystems gardener, designing and installing native plant gardens in the city with her startup, Bramble NYC. She holds a Waterfront Design Edge Guidelines Certificate from the Waterfront Alliance and an Urban Parks Leadership Certificate from Central Park Conservancy’s Institute for Urban Parks.
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