“Here’s to the women who will change the narrative of African women: May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.”
- 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 is dedicated to bringing trauma care to the most remote parts of Western Africa. She was motivated to start the company after her younger sister tragically died whilst traveling in Nigeria as a consequence of there 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.