Founder & CEO | RED NOSES Clowndoctors international
Monica Culen is Founder and CEO of RED NOSES Clowndoctors international. The mission of RED NOSES is the psychosocial support of sick and suffering people through the magic of humor and laughter. The non-profit Organisation developed since its inception special professional programs for treating children, geriatric and rehabilitation patients, multiple handicapped children as well as people in emergency situations. RED NOSES international operates in 11 countries with sustainable well established partner organizations. Further more are specialized RED NOSES teams active in emergency areas like refugee. camps in the Middle East or special disease centers in Africa. Monica Culen is founding president of EFHCO, European Federation of Hospital Clown Organizations and President of the Austrian Fundraising Association, FVA. She is also active in political lobbying to strengthen the legal framework for civil society organizations. She gives lectures around the world on the effects of humor in healthcare and on non-profit management.