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Petra Nemcova

No Whistleblowing for David, Only Goliath

Sue Veres Royal | Posted 06.24.2015 | Impact
Sue Veres Royal

We know that nonprofits make enormous contributions to society. To protect the integrity of the sector, a revision to this law is needed. In the meantime, nonetheless, I hope you will step forward if you find yourself in a situation in which unethical practices are taking place.

Petra Nemcova Visits University of Pennsylvania

Ege Ozyegin | Posted 03.11.2015 | Impact
Ege Ozyegin

December 26, 2014 was the 10-year anniversary of the 2004 tsunami, which affected 14 countries and caused the injury of over 500,000 people. Over 250,...

Why Supermodel Petra Němcová Stopped Doing Sports Illustrated Photo Shoots

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Petra Němcová's Happy Hearts Fund has built 96 schools in natural disaster zones across the globe since its inception in 2005, but she couldn't be t...


Lisa Lori | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Lori

On a medical mission for Operation Smile in Panama. Photo by Marc Ascher The first time I felt the velocity of an emotional trigger it came so fas...

Kim Bhasin

From Supermodel To Entrepreneur | Kim Bhasin | Posted 07.26.2013 | Small Business

While jetting from Milan to Paris to New York and working with the world’s most prominent photographers, supermodel Petra Nemcova never thought abou...

Steve McCurry Talks About His Career, Dying Twice and the Pirelli Calendar

Joy Yoon | Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts
Joy Yoon

For over three decades, Steve McCurry has traveled the globe capturing unseen conflict with his astounding images of war-torn Afghanistan and Iraq. His storied career has produced an incredible wealth of genuinely humbling images.

The Pirelli Calendar's Soulful Departure

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment
Summer Rayne Oakes

Instead of the calendar that we often come to expect, featuring artistic nudes, Pirelli and McCurry opted for a less expected route. They chose, instead, to feature eleven women fully clothed -- all of who work on environmental and humanitarian causes.

Sean Penn Never 'Loved' But Has Had Many Lovers

Posted 12.13.2012 | Celebrity

Sean Penn recently told Esquire that he has never felt "loved by someone" but it's not for a lack of beautiful women in his life. From his first engag...

Which 'All-Stars' Went Home In The 'DWTS' Double Elimination?

Posted 01.13.2013 | TV

"Dancing with the Stars" contestants faced a double elimination this week and the two all-stars sent home were Kirstie Alley and Gilles Marini. Kir...

WATCH: Supermodel Tsunami Survivor Opens Up To Gavin Newsom

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.26.2012 | San Francisco

On Sunday, December 26th, 2004, Petra Nemcova's life was changed forever. The Czech supermodel was staying at the Khao Lak resort in Thailand when...

Maria Bello Named Goodwill Ambassador in Haiti

AP | Posted 10.26.2012 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Haiti's President Michel Martelly honored Maria Bello on Tuesday for her advocacy work on behalf of the Caribbean country's w...

James Franco's New Project Features Supermodel

AP | Posted 10.03.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Actor James Franco has taken another twist in his unconventional career – directing a short film for shoe designer Stuart Weitzman. ...

Supermodel Named Ambassador For Haiti For Charity Work

AP | Posted 06.12.2012 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Supermodel Petra Nemcova has been named ambassador at large for Haiti because of the charity work she's done through her nonp...

Sean Penn Spotted With Yet Another Model

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.23.2012 | Style

Famous swimsuit model Petra Nemcova has reportedly found a new celebrity beau -- one almost 20 years her senior. Page Six claims that the Czech-bor...


Posted 04.11.2012 | Style

There will be no more wedding bells for swimsuit model Petra Nemcova and her British beau Jamie Belman, who called off their engagment. Sniffle! A ...

Petra Nemcova Talks The Happy Hearts Fund

Posted 11.30.2011 | Women

At the recent WIE Symposium supermodel Petra Nemcova sat down with HuffPost Women and Laura Brown, Features/Special Projects Director of Harper's Baza...

Changing The World One Commitment At A Time

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

When you walk through the doors of the Clinton Global Initiative, it's like you've landed on another planet where barriers are dissolved, opportunities are seized, and cooperation is prized.

Petra Nemcova Dishes On Wedding Details, Unveils Dress Designer

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 10.03.2011 | Style

Supermodel, Thailand tsunami survivor and former "Dancing With The Stars" contestant Petra Nemcova sat down with the Telegraph to talk about her chari...

Petra Nemcova Helps Haiti Invest In Next Generation

Posted 07.18.2011 | Impact

In 2004, Petra Nemcova fell victim to the devastating tsunami disaster in Thailand. Severely injured and separated from her fiance, she held on to a t...

PHOTOS: Who Are Hollywood's Hottest?

Posted 06.27.2011 | Los Angeles

US Weekly hosted its Hot Hollywood Party on Tuesday night at Eden in Hollywood. The bash celebrated the magazine's Hot Hollywood 2011 list, which hono...

Petra Nemcova's 'Dancing With The Stars' Looks (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 06.20.2011 | Style

Model Petra Nemcova got the (sequin-covered) boot on Tuesday night's "Dancing with the Stars" after nearly a month-and-a-half of gettin' jiggy with it...

Ugly Cut On 'Dancing With The Stars'

AP | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- She was praised as a "golden goddess" on Monday, but now Petra Nemcova is a "Dancing With the Stars" reject. The model and humanitaria...

Petra Works Her Devilish Charm: Will It Work?

Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment

Petra Nemcova planned to "breast up" for last week's episode of "Dancing With The Stars," but she had another secret weapon: her devilish grin. The...

Kirstie Alley Blames Petra Nemcova For Shoe Mishap | Michele Stueven and Aaron Parsley | Posted 06.12.2011 | Entertainment

After taking a tumble on Dancing with the Stars last week, Kirstie Alley had another unfortunate mishap on Monday night when her shoe came off during ...

WATCH: Petra Nemcova's 'Dancing' Plan: 'Breast Up'

Posted 06.11.2011 | Entertainment

Petra Nemcova wowed the judges with her waltz last week on "Dancing With the Stars," and now she reveals her strategy in an exclusive video for the Hu...