Štěpánka Huláková graduated in Portuguese language and literature from Masaryk University, where she also studied journalism and gender studies. She has participated in several study and work stays in Portugal and as an intern she worked at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Lisbon. As part of her diploma thesis , she translated the book As Quatro Estações by Portuguese writer D M Ferreira into Czech and in 2019 she won 1st prize in the Hieronymitae Pragense competition for the translation of part of the
book Estar Vivo Aleija (R A Pereira). She is currently a member of the team at the Portuguese Centre Instituto Camões in Prague, where she also teaches Portuguese.