About us

Who is who in the foundation? What are our goals? What is our mission?

The Lasu Women’s Association has been operating since 2009.

We are a non-profit association that promotes and supports women in forestry.
Our most important goals are:

Integrating the community of women working in the National Forests (NF) or other forestry-related institutions.

To increase the professional activity of women related to forestry.

To identify and promote women leaders.

To assist in the development and comprehensive education of women.

Supporting women in difficult life situations: legally, substantively, financially.

Promoting good morals and ethics among women, both in professional and social life.

Supporting women in difficult life situations: legally, substantively, financially.

Dissemination and protection of women's rights by conducting information and education activities in the field of labor law, family law and others.

Promoting a balance between work, family and private life.

Cooperation and exchange of experience with domestic and foreign organizations, especially in the European Union area.

Creating an opinionated and opinionated environment.

Foundation mission:

Support and connect women working in forestry and for forestry.

Because together you can do more.

Because we still don't believe in ourselves enough.

Because we need women's solidarity.


Iza Pigan – President

Founder of Women in Forest Association.

She is forest district manager of Bielsko District. Has PhD which made on Forest Research Institute.

In private: mother of 2+2 kids, big fan of swimming,biodynamic planting and book lover

Dorota Bogdańska – VicePresident

She works in Regional Directory of State Forest in Zielona Góra. In WiF is from 2010. She is a member of other womens’ organizations.

She has hobbies like climbing and useage of wild plants in cooking and home made cosmetics and candels.

Ania Struś- Płociszko – Treasurer

Forester and economist. She work in Regional Directory of State Forest in Katowice. In WiA from the beginning. She takes care of all finances in association.

Kasia Kuruc – Secretary

Forester. She works in Forest District in mountain region where is responsible of marketing.

In private mother of 2 kids. Her hobby is eurotrips. She is books lover, fan of fast driving, skating, kayaking and rafting.

“When you show a man the whole forest, he will only see a tree.
But … When you show the woman only the tree, she will see the whole forest. “