Excelsior Service Fellow, Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo, New YorkMagdalena is a Service Fellow for the Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo in New York. She moved from Poland to the United States as a teenager and has made New York her home. She was recognized by the State of New York and selected to serve in a leadership fellowship in the Governor’s Office. Her current mission in New York State is to streamline government services for small business owners. Prior to this position, she worked for Fulbright Commission in Spain and Center for International Development in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Magda earned a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Rockefeller College of Public Policy. Her passions include community gardening, sailing, and international relations.