LISTEN TO OLA OREKUNRIN TALK ABOUT THE STRENGTH OF A WOMEN BUSINESS AND ”WOMENOMICS”
Ola Orekunrin is a medical doctor, a trainee helicopter pilot and an entrepreneur who founded West Africa’s first indigenous air ambulance service, the Flying Doctors Nigeria which saves hundreds of lives across the region every year.
She is extremely passionate about healthcare in Africa and works with various foundations, charities and governments to improve standards of healthcare. Ola was born and bred in the UK. She studied medicine and surgery at the University of York after which she worked in acute medicine across the UK. She then went on to be awarded the Japanese MEXT scholarship which allowed her to further her studies in Tokyo, Japan.
Watch her powerful Tedtalk on the strength of women in business and “Womenomics” below: