Folake Owodunni

Co-Founder & CEO at Emergency Response Africa (ERA)

Folake Owodunni

Folake Owodunni is the co-founder and CEO of Emergency Response Africa (ERA), a health tech startup that is changing the way medical emergencies are managed in Africa. ERA is building the largest network of First Responders, emergency vehicles, and hospitals, and connecting people in urgent need to help using technology.

Folake has a Masters in Global Health & Development from University College London, and a Master’s in Business Entrepreneurship & Technology (MBET) from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. She has over 12 years of experience working in healthcare, marketing communications, and management consulting, with companies in Nigeria, the United States, and Canada.

She is certified as a First Responder with the Canadian Red Cross and is passionate about making fast, reliable emergency medical care accessible to all Africans.