Patrons

Patrons

The Award in the Czech Republic is supported by important people and celebrities.

Jakub Vágner

Jakub Vágner

Fisherman and traveler

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.

Klára Kolouchová

Klára Kolouchová

Climber and Manager

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.

Marek Eben

Marek Eben

Moderator

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.

Michael Londesborough

Michael Londesborough

Scientist and popularizer of science

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.

Lejla Abbasová

Lejla Abbasová

Moderator and founder of the Foundation Asante Kenya

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.

Dan Přibáň

Dan Přibáň

Traveler and journalist

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.

Klára Nademlýnská

Klára Nademlýnská

Fashion designer

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 Bahulová

Zuzana Bahulová

Animator, illustrator, painter and designer

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 Kováříková

Tatiana Kováříková

Fashion designer

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.

Taťána le Moigne

Taťána le Moigne

Director of Google in the Czech Republic

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 Strachová

Šárka Strachová

Skier

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.