The Award in the Czech Republic is supported by important people and celebrities.
Kristína Nemčková se narodila v červenci 2001 v Praze a je vítězkou 3. řady soutěže MasterChef Česko, kterou v roce 2019 vyhrála v 17 letech. Stala se tak nejmladší vítězkou této soutěže na světě. Je autorkou kuchařské knihy #UPGRADE, díky které ji zařadil Forbes mezi výběr 30pod30. Prodejem kuchařky získala finanční prostředky pro studium prestižní školy Le Cordon Bleu v Londýně, na které v roce 2021 získala certifikaci Grand Diplôme®. Aktuálně pracuje na pozici Chef de Partie v michelinské restauraci Story v Londýně. Je ambasadorkou pro vzdělávání v Českém gastronomickém institutu, ambasadorkou za gastro pro Úřad vlády při předsednictví EU v České republice a aktivně prezentuje jídla inspirována českou kuchyni v zahraničí (Singapore). Kristína inspiruje své fanoušky na sociálních sítích na profilu Made by Kristína nebo sdílí své recepty na stránkách www.madebykristina.cz.
Zdeněk is a Czech actor whose greatest hobby is acting, singing and dancing. In 2016, he even participated in StarDance, which he managed to win. You could see him for example in the series Božena, Innocent Lies, Vyprávěj or in the films Three Brothers or The Last Aristocrat. He is also close to the DofE programme because he completed a similar challenge himself when he travelled to Little Tibet as part of the Brontosaurus in the Himalayas programme.
Klára Kolouchová is a Czech climber who was the first Czech to conquer the Himalayan Mount Everest and also the dreaded mountain K2. She also managed to climb the 3rd highest mountain in the world, Kangchenjung. She is also great in her career as a PR Manager - she worked at the Euro RSCG Worlwide headquarters in London, at the British Ministry of Constitutional Affairs and subsequently at the British Ministry of Health.
Karel Kašák is a successful presenter, you may know him mainly from the screens of Nova Television, for example from Breakfast with Nova or Weather. Thanks to his life experience, Karel is a big fan of informal education and giving every child the opportunity to work on himself/herself and improve - regardless of his/her social background. Karel is the brother of Veronika Kašáková.
Actor, moderator, composer, songwriter and singer. He performs with his two brothers in the music group Bratři Ebenové. He is considered one of the best Czech moderators, his intelligent humor is especially highly valued. He moderates not only popular TV shows, but also many charitable events.
As he personally knew Lady Luisa Abrahams, who brought the DofE programme to the Czech Republic, he also supports DofE by moderating some DofE events.
Chemist and popularizer of science who is working at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. He has a long-term cooperation with Czech Television, the Ministry of Education, the British Council, the National Technical Museum and the AFO festival. Michael specializes in inorganic chemistry and boranes. Through his work, he wants to pass on love and admiration for science to as many people as possible.
Josef is a long-term and elite representative of the Czech Republic in martial arts. He became a four-time world champion and three-time world vice-champion in grappling. He trains in NATO in Brussels, and performs in anti-terrorist exercises. He has been awarded several times for his achievements. He is also involved in various charity projects, both at home and abroad. He organizes various courses for the blind, children and women, and runs an anti-bullying project - Bullying in the Cage, which has the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. He devotes all his free time to passing on his skills to the public.
Lejla Abbasová is the moderator and founder of the Foundation Asante Kenya and the Medela Project, which seeks to help disadvantaged children around the world. At the age of 21, she became a spokeswoman for the League of Ethnic Minorities. In 2009, Lejla Abbasová received a bronze medal from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for her humanitarian work.
He currently works as a freelance journalist and filmmaker, focusing on traveling to exotic countries. His famous project is the Trabant expedition across South America. In 2019, his last film, Trabantem there and back, went to theaters. Dan is able to cross three continents in the trabant, also jungles and deserts, just to prove to everyone that it is possible! Which perfectly demonstrates the philosophy of the DofE programme.
Martina se zabývá bojovými sporty, ve kterých je osminásobnou mistryní světa. Je také první Češkou, která vyhrála titul mistryně světa v hand to hand combat (sportu ozbrojených a speciálních jednotek) a první Evropankou, která v této disciplíně byla oceněna černým páskem. Časopis Forbes ji zařadil mezi 24 nejvýraznějších osobností roku a zařadila se tak mezi mimořádné ženy roku. Trénuje v NATO v Bruselu, navíc navrhuje šperky, předvádí šaty, pořádá charitativní projekty. Působí také jako vyslankyně dobré vůle Ministerstva zahraničních věcí v rámci čehož pořádá společně s bratrem Josefem různé projekty pro děti a ženy.
Klára Nademlýnská is a well-known Czech fashion designer. Until 1998, she worked in Paris as a designer and haircuts modeler. She founded her own brand in Prague in 1998 and opened an author's boutique in the same year. Klára dresses are worn by a number of celebrities.
Zuzana is an animator, illustrator, painter and designer. For several years she has been designing clothes for the Olympic Games for rowers, creating short animated films for which she has received several awards, and exhibiting her work in the Czech Republic and abroad. In addition to art, she is also involved in rowing, where her greatest achievements include 4th place at the World Championships in seaside rowing.
Tatiana is one of the top Czech designers. In 1995, she founded the fashion brand TATIANA, with which she also dresses well-known foreign and Czech personalities. For example, in 2015, her robe was worn by the daughter-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II at the Swedish royal wedding. She participates in Fashion Week shows and exhibits in the Czech Republic, Paris and New York.
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She is the director of the Czech, Hungarian, Romanian and Slovak branches of Google and a major woman on the Czech Internet. She is dedicated to the education of young talents with a focus on value leadership, but also to the education of children within the company 4bambini, which publishes board games about important life values. She has been supporting the professional development of talented women and digital literacy of Czechs for a long time.
Šárka is the most successful skier in alpine disciplines in Czech and Czechoslovak history. During her career, she won four medals at the World Championships and competed 17 times in the elite series of World Cup races. In 2017, she ended her active sports career and she is now dedicated to her clinic Vo2max System of Holistic Therapy and Sports.
Jakub Vágner is an international fishing and television celebrity, holder of several world records in freshwater fishing and, above all, a patron of the DofE programme. His fishing shows are broadcast by television stations around the world. He became famous mainly thanks to the fishing show Fish Warrior, broadcasted on the National Geographic Channel.