Source: TEDx Berlin | Published on January 26, 2015
Dr. Ola Orekunrin is an inspirational social entrepreneur, medical doctor, and trainee helicopter pilot who founded West Africa’s first air ambulance service, Flying Doctors Nigeria, which saves hundreds of lives across the region every year. Watch this fascinating TEDx Berlin presentation by Ola on the strength of women in business and "Womenomics".
- Dr. Ola Orekunrin is a medical doctor, helicopter pilot and the healthcare entrepreneur founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria, West Africa’s first Air Ambulance Service. She's dedicated to bringing trauma care to the most remote parts of Western Africa and her company, an air ambulance service based in Lagos, is doing just that. She was motivated to start the company after her younger sister tragically died whilst traveling in Nigeria as a consequence of their being no medical air service available to transport her to hospital. Ola graduated as a medical doctor from the University Of York in the UK and is a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.