Lola Akinmade

Lola Akinmade

Author + Visual Storyteller

Hasselblad Heroine Lola Akinmade is an award-winning visual storyteller, international bestselling author, and travel entrepreneur. She has dispatched from over 80+ countries and her work has been featured in National Geographic, New York Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, BBC, CNN, Lonely Planet, Forbes, and many more. She has collaborated with commercial brands such as Dove, Getty Images, Mercedes Benz, Intrepid Travel, Electrolux, ASUS, and National Geographic Channel, to name a few. She is spotlighted on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2024 Women Who Travel Power List. She was named one of the Most Influential Women in Travel, named Bill Muster Travel Photographer of the Year. She was honoured with a MIPAD 100 (Most Influential People of African Descent) Award within media and culture in 2018 and a Newsweek Future of Travel Storytelling Award.

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