Kateřina Vacková is a 27 yo young doctor and entrepreneur based in Prague, Czech Republic. Kateřina successfully finished her studies at the First Faculty of Medicine and Harvard Medical School. Three years ago she founded a non-profit organization Loono with the mission to motivate people to think about their health in time after her personal experience with cancer. With her team of med school students, young doctors and other professionals they run creative media campaigns and educational workshops in schools, companies, and cultural festivals in order to spread the awareness about breast and testicular cancer as well as heart attack, stroke and other diseases. With more than 30,000 people trained, tens have already identified cancer and other diseases at the early stage. Loono has already received many grants, successfully finished two crowdfunding campaigns and is currently looking for a seed investment in order to grow in the CE region and the US. Kateřina has won the Social Innovation Prize and was endorsed as a Young Leader in the 30 Under 30 list by Forbes Magazine. She gets up at 6 am every day and practices yoga. She loves surfing, coffee and Vietnamese cuisine. You can usually meet her wearing a white shirt and red lipstick.
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