Donata Ejsymont, born November 23rd, 1931 in Dąbrowa Białostocka, the child of Stanisława (nee Dubaczewska) and Serwacy Lipiński. She spent her childhood in Vorokhta (currently in the Ukraine). There she began her education at a primary school. On September 17th, 1939 after the invasion of the Soviet Army on Poland the entire family went to Dąbrowa Białostocka. They spent the Soviet and Nazi occupation in Dąbrowa Białostocka and Różanystok. In 1946 or 1947 they move to Białystok. In Białystok Donata Ejsymont started attending the 2nd Primary School and continued her education at the Trade School in Białystok. She graduated in 1951 receiving a certificate of an economy technician. After graduating she went on to study Polish at the Catholic University of Lublin. She returned to Białystok in 1954. She worked as an audience hall supervisor at the Puppet Theatre, she was a cultural and educational officer at the Fasty factory, at the Provincial Labour Cooperative Union, and at the State Consumer`s Cooperative “Społem”, where she established a library. Until her retirement she worked at the railway pharmacy, at first as a drug tagger, and later as an accountant. In 1956 she joined the Polish United Worker`s Party. In 1981 she gave up her party card. From 1981 he is the member of the “Solidarność” Union.