Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström
Award-winning writer, bestselling author, and photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström has dispatched from 70+ countries and contributed to various publications. Her work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, BBC, CNN, The Guardian, Travel + Leisure, Slate, Travel Channel, Adventure.com Magazine, AFAR, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, several in-flight magazines, amongst others. She has collaborated with high profile commercial brands from Mercedes-Benz and Dove to Intrepid Travel and National Geographic Channel.
She is a founder of NordicTB which provides digital marketing, content creation, and social media collaboration with travel brands and destinations. She also runs Geotraveler Media – a multimedia and travel consulting agency providing a spectrum of visual storytelling and travel media-related services.
She has spoken at dozens of conferences and trade shows around the world including ITB Berlin. She is the 2018 Travel Photographer of the Year Bill Muster Award recipient. Her photography is represented by National Geographic Image Collection and Wonderful Machine.