Cheraé Robinson

Tourism Gamechanger

Founder and CEO, Tastemakers Africa

New York City, USA

Cheraé believes that we can change the world by how we travel it.

Cheraé Robinson is an intrapreneur turned entrepreneur, DJ, Pan-Africanist, and the Founder and CEO of Tastemakers Africa, an experiences marketplace connecting travelers to local insiders in African cities.

Combining her strong passions for agriculture and development, Cheraé has raised visibility and support for large international organizations, including CARE USA, for nearly a decade through fundraising, media, and public-private partnerships.

The winner of the inaugural “She Leads Africa” startup competition, Cheraé has been named one of the “10 Emerging Women Entrepreneurs in Africa” by Forbes, one of the “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. Most recently she was named one of "44 People Changing The Way We Travel" by Condé Nast’s Traveler Magazine.