Yael Cohen’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro Cancer activist
Is Activist
From Canada
South Africa
Type Activism
Gender female
Birth 5 November 1986, South Africa, South Africa
Age: 33 years
Star sign Scorpio
Residence Vancouver, Canada
Spouse: Scooter Braun

University of British Columbia

Yael Cohen Braun (born November 5, 1986) is a South African-Canadian businesswoman, and a co-founder of Fuck Cancer, a health organization working for early detection and prevention of cancer. Yael launched Fuck Cancer in 2009 after her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Fuck Cancer aims to engage millennials through social media to have a conversation about early detection and acute awareness of cancer.

Table of Contents

– Early life
– Personal life
– Awards

Early life

Cohen was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family. The family moved to Canada in 1994. She attended the University of British Columbia where she received a B.A. in Political Science in 2008. After graduation, she went on to work in finance.

Personal life

Cohen married American music manager Scooter Braun on July 6, 2014, in Whistler, British Columbia. On August 27, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child together and she gave birth to a boy, Jagger Joseph Braun, on February 6, 2015 in Los Angeles. She gave birth to their second child, Levi Magnus Braun, on November 29, 2016. Their daughter, Hart Violet Braun, was born on December 1, 2018.


– 2011 The Globe and Mail’s 12 people who are transforming philanthropy
– 2012 Fast Company magazine’s 100 Most Creative People in Business
– Women’s Executive Network 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada
– Marketing magazine’s Thirty Under 30
– Business In Vancouver Forty under 40
– Oprah’s SuperSoul 100

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