Science Café is a series of popular science lectures and debates with the best Czech scientists, innovators, economists, and other professionals on various current topics. The spring edition of the Science Café will address the topic of cancer prevention.
THE DEBATE WILL BE HELD IN ENGLISH, FREE ENTRY. REGISTRATION LINK.
Kateřina Šédová graduated from the First Faculty of Medicine at Charles University in Prague and Harvard Medical School. In 2014, after her own cancer experience, she founded a non-profit organization Loono with the mission to motivate people to think about their health. Thanks to her contribution to the field of prevention, she was listed in 30 under 30 by Forbes Magazine, received an EU Commission Health Award for her Cancer Prevention Campaign and became one of the Leaders in Aspen Institute CEE as well as of the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative organized by the U.S. Department of State & German Marshall Fund. In 2021, Ernst and Young named her the Social Entrepreneur of the Year.
Nina Formánek Jaganjacová graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is a Sarajevo native who grew up in Prague as the daughter of two doctors. She focuses on healthcare from the perspective of social policy and international development and has experience in the health sector from the European Commission in Luxembourg, the HIV/AIDS office of UNICEF in Kazakhstan and from the United Nations Headquarters in New York. She is the founder of the organization Sifty 52 which aims to increase health literacy and awareness and the author of the book Příběhy o rakovině (Cancer Stories).
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