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Creating a Connected, Curated and Mobile Travel Experience-Office Hours

July 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with the founder of TasteMakers Africa for our monthly office hours. 

Named one of the Top 10 Emerging Women Entrepreneurs in Africa by Forbes

 Cherae Robinson is an entrepreneur, connector, and development expert currently founder and CEO at Tastemakers Africa, a mobile app and content platform revolutionizing what the world thinks about travel to Africa. For nearly a decade, Cherae has brokered partnerships while raising visibility and support for large international organizations in a number of fundraising, media, and private sector engagement roles. Her expertise spans from agriculture to women’s empowerment to the public health space having spent time at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, and CARE. Cherae was a part of the team that created the Borlaug Institute for South Asia, a $100 Million USD Agricultural research institution in Delhi, India and the Carlos Slim Biotechnology Center, a $80 Million research facility in Texcoco, Mexico. She has traveled and worked in more than 30 countries.

The winner of the inaugural “She Leads Africa” startup competition, Ms. Robinson has been named one of 10 Emerging Women Entrepreneurs in Africa by, one of 20 to watch by leading Silicon Valley trends group Culture Shift Labs, and a Woman to Watch by the United Nations Foundation and Innov8tive Magazine. She is also a member of the inaugural African Leadership Network Ventures accelerator cohort. Cherae is a member of the Diaspora African Women’s Network (DAWN) and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and is the founder of The Afripolitans a private 80 member collective of young professionals engaging Africa through commerce and creativity connected through a voyage to Equatorial Guinea. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Morgan State University and splits her time between Brooklyn, NY and Tastemakers Africa launch cities on the African continent.

TastemakersAfrica-is a peer to peer marketplace connecting local insiders to curious travelers looking to see Africa, beyond safaris. An end-to-end disruption, this mobile-first platform offers access to quality, exclusive experiences hosted by the people charting Africa’s future every day. Tastemakers Africa has hosted more than 500 travelers across 6 countries and has built partnerships and campaigns with Uber, Radisson Blu, and South African Airways.


July 19, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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