I am a filmmaker, screenwriter, and lecturer. My focus is on projects and stories that bridge the gap between the African continent and the African diaspora.
Ajayi studied Photography at the University of Central Florida and continued her education by pursuing a Master's in Film Production and Boston University and a Master's in Public Engagement and Media Studies from The New School. Prior to coming to Ithaca College, she taught photography and digital video courses for Parsons School of Design and film courses for the School of Public Engagement. She has worked on a variety of films and production projects including recent projects Love Come Back, Fault lines, and Exodus - which explores the relationships and tensions between African people and the African diaspora. The work she has done has been promoted on What’s Up Africa, African Independent Television, Africa is a Country, Indie Wire, The Sarasota Film Festival, among others. Ajayi is the founder of two Pan-African organizations UR4Africa Project Inc. and The Initiative for Public Art in Africa; focusing primarily on providing opportunities for development in Africa and access to art and media education resources in Nigeria. She also teaches for the School of Public Engagement at The New School.