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Yael Cohen Braun

Founder of F*ck Cancer, Activist

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 Yael Cohen Braun Biography

Yael Cohen Braun is the founder, president, and CEO of F*ck Cancer, an innovative health organization aiming to activate Gen-Y to engage with their parents about early detection, preventative lifestyle, and communication around cancer. A former finance professional, Yael launched the non-profit in 2009 after her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Determined to marshal strength for her mom, Yael decided to use the "F" word to fight the "C" word.

Yael herself serves as an advocate for a range of health and health care issues and through her work with F*ck Cancer, she is changing the way people talk about cancer by creating a human, authentic movement. The organization creates unique tools and campaigns that people can relate to, using technology, humor and celebrities to enable their community to engage with cancer on a different level.

Yael is not only versed in health care issues, but has also become a recognized leader in philanthropy and social entrepreneurship. As Elle reports, Yael is "harnessing her generation's secret weapon – social media – by building an online community for friends and family... 'We are the first generation with the technology to change the whole world.'"

In 2011, Yael was named (alongside Bill Gates and Bono) as one of the "12 people who are transforming philanthropy" by Canada's The Globe and Mail. In 2012, Yael was named one of Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People in Business," featured as one of Elle's "2012 Genius Award" recipients, one of "Canada's Most Powerful Women" by the Financial Post, and one of Vancouver's "Forty Under 40" by Business In Vancouver Magazine.

Yael has also been awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Award and has been a featured participant prominent events including the Summit Series (Washington, D.C. and Miami), the Clinton Global Initiative, Big Omaha, TEDWomen, TEDx Vancouver, the United Nations Nexus Conference and TEDMED.

Yael is also a mommy blogger on her site, Motherlucker, where she shares details about her life with three children.

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  • F Cancer

    When her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, Yael Cohen had a t-shirt made that said "Fuck Cancer." Her mother immediately wore it with pride, and the reaction was astounding. Any time she wore the t-shirt she was inundated with messages of support and questions about where she got it, and soon the FCancer message was far larger than just a t-shirt slogan
    • it was a movement. Realizing that there was a need for an authentic dialogue about cancer, Yael devoted herself to offering resources for all aspects of cancer: from information on early detection and treatment to resources for caregivers, FCancer educates supporters, fosters community, harnesses emotion and galvanizes change. It helps patients have an authentic experience teaches their loved ones how to support them in a way that's more meaningful than what society is telling us.Yael's passion sparks engagement and inspires action that is truly changing the world.

  • How To Engage Generation Y

    Yes, Generation Y has been called lazy, entitled and even arrogant. But they are also the ones who will change the world for the better, fixing the world instead of breaking it. With the exponential growth in technology, education and social media, all charities and startups have a tremendous opportunity to engage today's youth. Yael shares how to define your space and build a specific demographic just for them, how to be completely authentic (which is critical to Generation Y) and build a "youth brand," and how to ask for action for true results.

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  • Meet the woman telling cancer to go F*%# itself

    When Yael Cohen's mother was diagnosed with cancer, Yael decided to make her a t-shirt with two simple words: F__ Cancer (Hint: the first word rhymes with buck). Yael didn't think her mom would dare to wear it outside the house. But her mom did -- and people noticed. That's when Yael knew she had to make more.

  • F*ck Cancer: Ditch the Pink and Embrace the F Word

    That's the advice of Yael Cohen, the 26-year-old founder of F*ck Cancer, also known by its PG moniker, "F Cancer." Cohen's mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, and Cohen got her mom a shirt that read, "F*ck Cancer."

  • Yael Cohen: Her Entrepreneurial Journey From FCancer To StandWith

    I spoke to Yael Cohen, who is the founder and CEO of FCancer, a cancer education organization aiming to erase late stage cancer diagnosis and engage millennials via digital media to change the way the world talks about cancer.

  • Girl Crush: How Yael Cohen Braun is fighting the C-word with the F-word

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we couldn't think of anyone we're crushin' on more right now than the chick who is helping countless people kick some cancer ass. Meet Yael Cohen Braun, founder and CEO of FCancer.

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Yael Cohen Braun for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Yael Cohen Braun for your next private or corporate function.
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Yael Cohen Braun

Founder of F*ck Cancer, Activist

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Yael Cohen Braun Biography

Yael Cohen Braun is the founder, president, and CEO of F*ck Cancer, an innovative health organization aiming to activate Gen-Y to engage with their parents about early detection, preventative lifestyle, and communication around cancer. A former finance professional, Yael launched the non-profit in 2009 after her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Determined to marshal strength for her mom, Yael decided to use the "F" word to fight the "C" word.

Yael herself serves as an advocate for a range of health and health care issues and through her work with F*ck Cancer, she is changing the way people talk about cancer by creating a human, authentic movement. The organization creates unique tools and campaigns that people can relate to, using technology, humor and celebrities to enable their community to engage with cancer on a different level.

Yael is not only versed in health care issues, but has also become a recognized leader in philanthropy and social entrepreneurship. As Elle reports, Yael is "harnessing her generation's secret weapon – social media – by building an online community for friends and family... 'We are the first generation with the technology to change the whole world.'"

In 2011, Yael was named (alongside Bill Gates and Bono) as one of the "12 people who are transforming philanthropy" by Canada's The Globe and Mail. In 2012, Yael was named one of Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People in Business," featured as one of Elle's "2012 Genius Award" recipients, one of "Canada's Most Powerful Women" by the Financial Post, and one of Vancouver's "Forty Under 40" by Business In Vancouver Magazine.

Yael has also been awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Award and has been a featured participant prominent events including the Summit Series (Washington, D.C. and Miami), the Clinton Global Initiative, Big Omaha, TEDWomen, TEDx Vancouver, the United Nations Nexus Conference and TEDMED.

Yael is also a mommy blogger on her site, Motherlucker, where she shares details about her life with three children.

Yael Cohen Braun Videos

  • CTV Morning Live
  • What's Trending With...Yael Cohen? The F%#@ Cancer Founder
  • Huff Post Live - Yael Cohen

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Yael Cohen Braun Speaking Topics

  • F Cancer

    When her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, Yael Cohen had a t-shirt made that said "Fuck Cancer." Her mother immediately wore it with pride, and the reaction was astounding. Any time she wore the t-shirt she was inundated with messages of support and questions about where she got it, and soon the FCancer message was far larger than just a t-shirt slogan
    • it was a movement. Realizing that there was a need for an authentic dialogue about cancer, Yael devoted herself to offering resources for all aspects of cancer: from information on early detection and treatment to resources for caregivers, FCancer educates supporters, fosters community, harnesses emotion and galvanizes change. It helps patients have an authentic experience teaches their loved ones how to support them in a way that's more meaningful than what society is telling us.Yael's passion sparks engagement and inspires action that is truly changing the world.

  • How To Engage Generation Y

    Yes, Generation Y has been called lazy, entitled and even arrogant. But they are also the ones who will change the world for the better, fixing the world instead of breaking it. With the exponential growth in technology, education and social media, all charities and startups have a tremendous opportunity to engage today's youth. Yael shares how to define your space and build a specific demographic just for them, how to be completely authentic (which is critical to Generation Y) and build a "youth brand," and how to ask for action for true results.

FAQs on booking Yael Cohen Braun

  • How to book Yael Cohen Braun?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Yael Cohen Braun for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Yael Cohen Braun, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Yael Cohen Braun or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Yael Cohen Braun?

    Booking fees for Yael Cohen Braun, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Yael Cohen Braun, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Yael Cohen Braun?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Yael Cohen Braun for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Yael Cohen Braun for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Yael Cohen Braun or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Yael Cohen Braun or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Yael Cohen Braun is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Yael Cohen Braun for your event is available upon request. Yael Cohen Braun generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Shannon Miller, Giuliana Rancic, Amy Robach, Geralyn Lucas and Jan Fields. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Yael Cohen Braun for an upcoming event.

Yael Cohen Braun Speaker Videos

  • CTV Morning Live
    What's Trending With...Yael Cohen? The F%#@ Cancer Founder
  • Huff Post Live - Yael Cohen
    Using the F Word to Fight the C Word: Yael Cohen at TEDxVancouver 2010

Yael Cohen Braun Speaking Topics

  • F Cancer

    When her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, Yael Cohen had a t-shirt made that said "Fuck Cancer." Her mother immediately wore it with pride, and the reaction was astounding. Any time she wore the t-shirt she was inundated with messages of support and questions about where she got it, and soon the FCancer message was far larger than just a t-shirt slogan
    • it was a movement. Realizing that there was a need for an authentic dialogue about cancer, Yael devoted herself to offering resources for all aspects of cancer: from information on early detection and treatment to resources for caregivers, FCancer educates supporters, fosters community, harnesses emotion and galvanizes change. It helps patients have an authentic experience teaches their loved ones how to support them in a way that's more meaningful than what society is telling us.Yael's passion sparks engagement and inspires action that is truly changing the world.

  • How To Engage Generation Y

    Yes, Generation Y has been called lazy, entitled and even arrogant. But they are also the ones who will change the world for the better, fixing the world instead of breaking it. With the exponential growth in technology, education and social media, all charities and startups have a tremendous opportunity to engage today's youth. Yael shares how to define your space and build a specific demographic just for them, how to be completely authentic (which is critical to Generation Y) and build a "youth brand," and how to ask for action for true results.

Yael Cohen Braun News

  • Meet the woman telling cancer to go F*%# itself

    When Yael Cohen's mother was diagnosed with cancer, Yael decided to make her a t-shirt with two simple words: F__ Cancer (Hint: the first word rhymes with buck). Yael didn't think her mom would dare to wear it outside the house. But her mom did -- and people noticed. That's when Yael knew she had to make more.

  • F*ck Cancer: Ditch the Pink and Embrace the F Word

    That's the advice of Yael Cohen, the 26-year-old founder of F*ck Cancer, also known by its PG moniker, "F Cancer." Cohen's mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, and Cohen got her mom a shirt that read, "F*ck Cancer."

  • Yael Cohen: Her Entrepreneurial Journey From FCancer To StandWith

    I spoke to Yael Cohen, who is the founder and CEO of FCancer, a cancer education organization aiming to erase late stage cancer diagnosis and engage millennials via digital media to change the way the world talks about cancer.

  • Girl Crush: How Yael Cohen Braun is fighting the C-word with the F-word

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we couldn't think of anyone we're crushin' on more right now than the chick who is helping countless people kick some cancer ass. Meet Yael Cohen Braun, founder and CEO of FCancer.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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