Aina Fadina is a Senior Creative Executive and Content Strategist with over 15+ years of global experience across media, technology, and fashion. She is creator, executive producer and host of I of Africa, a multimedia series exploring the stories of innovative thinkers on the African continent and across the Diaspora, operating in industries including fashion, art, technology, music and film, providing a unique view into their creative and entrepreneurial minds. Meeting at the intersection of business and creativity, Aina has architected and executed growth strategies across digital health, media, lifestyle and fashion industries in Europe, USA and Africa.
A former high fashion and commercial model, Aina worked as an in-house muse with American, European and African Ateliers and luxury retailers including Oscar De La Renta, Alexander McQueen, Fendi, Duro Olowu, Akris, Armani, J.Mendel, Carolina Herrera, Mimi Plange, Versace, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Barneys and has appeared in Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue.com and Italian Vogue. Throughout the course of her career, she was signed with top agencies in NYC, Europe, and South Africa.
Aina received an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Public Health Administration from Temple University.