Cheraé Robinson is an entrepreneur and biologist who is currently founder and CEO at Tastemakers Africa, a mobile app and content platform revolutionizing what the world thinks about Africa one trip at a time.
For nearly a decade, Cheraé brokered partnerships while raising visibility and support for large international nonprofit 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 forbes.com, 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. Tastemakers Africa has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, skift.com, amadeus.com, Inc Magazine, and many other global publications for its disruptive approach to travel.