Door Vonk, co-founder and CCO of ‘Tired of Cancer‘ ran her own consultancy firm for many years. There, she raised funds for all kinds of projects, mainly charitable organizations such as the Ronald McDonald Children’s Fund. Through her work for the Helen Dowling Institute she got to know Bram Kuiper, at the time CEO of the HDI and who had, as a psychologist, decades of experience with the treatment of cancer patients struggling with psychological problems as a result of their illness.

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Author profile picture Erzsó Alföldy is a versatile and experienced journalist with a background in science and culture. Writes about sustainability, the energy transition and equal opportunities for women in the labour market. Follows closely the developments in her native Hungary. For Innovation Origins she is currently producing a series of articles on female entrepreneurship and the funding gap'.