Fade Ogunro

Fade Ogunro


CEO, Bookings Africa

An ambitious and visionary techpreneur, Fadé Ogunro has dedicated her professional life to the pursuit of equality, opportunity, and prosperity across Africa. She is the Africa Chairperson for the Cherie Blair Foundation and was recently awarded an honorary doctorate degree by UMAM, the No1 University in Latin America. She has been a vital part of several entrepreneurial and philanthropic organizations while maintaining a prolific voice in international media.

Currently, she is passionate about the digital economy in Africa and she is focused on promoting and scaling BookingsAfrica.com, an on demand digital gig-work marketplace that seeks to make critically important improvements to informal workers across the continent.

With over 85,000 active users, Bookings Africa has already helped several individuals and families earn dignified and sustainable income. Additionally, over 60% of those earners are women. Helping women embrace this much needed opportunity for economic empowerment has been a point of personal pride for Fadé, who has been a steadfast advocate for women's rights for years.
Fadé is committed to inspiring a new generation of strong women and men to be their best version. By embracing Africa’s ever- growing collection of talented, driven gig working professionals, she hopes to formalize the informal economy and envisions an Africa that works